A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Bamboo Flat in India on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.74 km (30 miles). Global time and date of event 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 11:23:00 / April 12, 2019 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034xc. Id of event: us700034xc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:53:00 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 92.8553° East, latitude 11.8499° North, depth = 48.74 km.
Epicenter of the event was 23 km (15 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port Blair, Bamboo Flat (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NE of Bamboo Flat, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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