A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Dwarka in India on Saturday. Global time and date of event 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 10:06:49 / May 9, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009d7u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009d7u. Exact location, longitude 68.7577° East, latitude 22.2732° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:36:49 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salāya, Māndvi, Okha (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Māndvi (c. 47 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Dwārka (c. 35 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Salāya (c. 30 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Okha (c. 21 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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