Magnitude: 5.3M
Time: 09-12-2018 T04:50:46
Country: INDIA

INDIA:WESTBENGAL

This earthquake was recorded at a focal depth of 10km below the ground in India on 09-12-2018 T04:50:46, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 5.3 on the richter scale. Considering this quake occurred 10km under the surface, it is best classified as a deep geologic event. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be felt by all folks and causing a lot of panic. Damage to buildings of good design and construction would be negligible. There would be slight to moderate damage in well-built ordinary structures; Considerable damage would be experienced in poorly built or badly designed structures. Quakes can often be deadly, and this event occurred in a populated area claiming 1 souls and destroying structures.
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Earthquake Measurement
earthquake scale

Earthquake Stats
region_code 60
focal_depth 10
total_deaths 1
total_deaths_description 1
year 2018
eq_mag_mw 5.3
id 10367
location_name INDIA:WESTBENGAL
deaths 1
eq_primary 5.3
time 09-12-2018 T04:50:46
latitude 26.374
longitude 90.165
country INDIA
deaths_description 1

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