A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 246 km E of Port Blair, India (153 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 05:01:13 / July 17, 2020 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 95.0092° East, 11.6984° North, depth 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:01:13 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aq5i. Unique identifier: us7000aq5i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 246 km E of Port Blair, India.
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