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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Hakha in Burma

Earthquake location 22.0838S, 94.1411WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Hakha in Burma. Id of earthquake: us10002lym. Event ids that are associated: us10002lym. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.1411 East, latitude 22.0838 North, depth = 75.37 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:09:20 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/15 / 2015-06-15 21:39:20 / June 15, 2015 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.37 km (47 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hakha. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 82 km SE of Hakha, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.1411° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.0838° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SE of Hakha, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-15 21:39:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-01 02:21:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 284 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 2.386 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us10002lym Id of event.
Event Code 10002lym An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002lym, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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