A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 261 km E of Port Blair, India (162 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.95 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:45:23 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.1209 East, latitude 12.0002 North, depth = 10.95 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqhw. Unique identifier: us7000aqhw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 17:45:23 / July 17, 2020 @ 5:45 pm. 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 six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 261 km E of Port Blair, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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