A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 246 km SSE of Port Blair, India (153 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:53:04 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhed. Id of event: us6000bhed. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.96 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.2633 East, latitude 9.4938 North, depth = 76.96 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 20:53:04 / August 19, 2020 @ 8:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 246 km SSE of Port Blair, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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