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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Port Blair in India

Earthquake location 11.2863S, 92.9571WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Port Blair in India. The temblor was detected at 05:05:55 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000699n. Unique identifier: us7000699n. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 23:05:55 / November 17, 2019 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 53.39 km, 92.9571° East, 11.2863° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.39 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bamboo Flat, Port Blair (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop).

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 47 km SSE of Port Blair, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.9571° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.2863° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km SSE of Port Blair, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-17 23:05:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-17 23:24:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 400 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 0.422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us7000699n Id of event.
Event Code 7000699n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000699n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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