A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:49:21 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 94.4272° East, 22.9437° North, depth 88.64 km. Global time and date of event 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 13:19:21 / September 22, 2015 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 88.64 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003mvp. Unique identifier: us20003mvp.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Mawlaik, Falam (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km S of Mawlaik, Burma.
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