A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 237 km E of Port Blair, India (147 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 94.9157° East, 11.8869° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 13:29:05 / July 17, 2020 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000aqal. Event ids that are associated: us7000aqal. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:29:05 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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