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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 45 km SW of Thayetmyo, Burma

Earthquake location 19.0767S, 94.8369WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Thayetmyo in Burma. Exact location of event, longitude 94.8369 East, latitude 19.0767 North, depth = 62.42 km. Unique identifier: us20002qqc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002qqc. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:17:29 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.42 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/06/15 / 2015-06-07 19:47:29 / June 7, 2015 @ 7:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myaydo, Pyay, Thayetmyo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SW of Thayetmyo, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.8369° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0767° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km SW of Thayetmyo, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-07 19:47:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-05 19:00:27 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 271 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 2.964 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us20002qqc Id of event.
Event Code 20002qqc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002qqc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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