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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Hakha in Burma



Earthquake location 22.4638S, 93.3551WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Hakha in Burma on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 11:29:23 / October 2, 2015 @ 11:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jra. Id of event: us10003jra. Exact location of event, longitude 93.3551 East, latitude 22.4638 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 17:59:23 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lunglei, Falam, Saiha. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km SW of Hakha, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.3551° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.4638° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SW 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 2015-10-02 11:29:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-02 12:31:23 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 326 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 3.379 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 122 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 us10003jra Id of event.
Event Code 10003jra An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003jra, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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