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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Bamboo Flat in India

Earthquake location 12.101S, 92.7226WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Bamboo Flat in India on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 22:19:59 / June 17, 2019 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 92.7226 East, latitude 12.101 North, depth = 34.17 km. Unique identifier: us6000424m. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000424m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.17 km (21 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:49:59 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port Blair, Bamboo Flat (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 44 km N of Bamboo Flat, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.7226° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.101° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km N of Bamboo Flat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-17 22:19:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-17 22:38:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000424m Id of event.
Event Code 6000424m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000424m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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