A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km E of Port Blair, India (151 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 94.9395 East, latitude 12.0932 North, depth = 10.13 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 18:32:59 / July 17, 2020 @ 6:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.13 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:32:59 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqj0. Id of event: us7000aqj0. 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 seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 243 km E of Port Blair, India.
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