Earthquakes today

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


World Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes

Earthquake 5.6 mb, Myanmar-China border region



Earthquake location 24.9786S, 97.8717WAn earthquake with magnitude 5.6 mg has occurred in Myanmar-China border region. Time of event: Friday 23rd May @ 8:49 pm UTC. Location of event: 97.8717S, 24.9786W, depth=24.71 km. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about quake recorded in: Myanmar-China border region. Did you feel it? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 97.8717° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.9786° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Myanmar-China border region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-05-23 20:49:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-05-23 21:06:22 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 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 482 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 5.477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 usb000r1y6 Id of event.
Event Code b000r1y6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usb000r1y6 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply