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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Bamboo Flat in India

Earthquake location 12.0153S, 92.9576WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Bamboo Flat in India on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700090hi. Event ids that are associated: us700090hi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.9576 East, latitude 12.0153 North, depth = 38 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:04:03 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 17:34:03 / April 13, 2020 @ 5:34 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port Blair, Bamboo Flat (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 43 km NE of Bamboo Flat, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.9576° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.0153° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NE 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 2020-04-13 17:34:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-20 16:43:25 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 284 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 0.414 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us700090hi Id of event.
Event Code 700090hi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700090hi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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