A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Port Blair in India. The temblor was detected at 13:03:58 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a6l9. Event ids that are associated: us6000a6l9. Exact location, longitude 92.5217° East, latitude 10.8899° North, depth = 8.42 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 13:03:58 / May 31, 2020 @ 1:03 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.42 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bamboo Flat, Port Blair.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km SSW of Port Blair, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.
Leave a Reply