A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 216 km E of Port Blair, India (134 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 14:43:18 / July 17, 2020 @ 2:43 pm. Exact location, longitude 94.7105° East, latitude 11.9603° North, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:43:18 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000aqc9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqc9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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