A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. Unique identifier: us20003ita. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003ita. Exact location of event, longitude 94.8938 East, latitude 23.1486 North, depth = 59.66 km. The temblor was detected at 08:22:54 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/15 / 2015-08-31 01:52:54 / August 31, 2015 @ 1:52 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.66 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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