Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9

Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Bamboo Flat in India

Earthquake location 13.1857S, 93.0886WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 169 km NNE of Bamboo Flat, India (105 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:49 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 21:37:49 / September 7, 2020 @ 9:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.79 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 93.0886° East, 13.1857° North, depth 28.79 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bjex. Event ids that are associated: us7000bjex.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

Questions or comments?

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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 169 km NNE of Bamboo Flat, India.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.0886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1857° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 169 km NNE of Bamboo Flat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-07 21:37:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-07 21:58:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 385 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 7.694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bjex Id of event.
Event Code 7000bjex An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bjex, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply