A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Monywa in Burma. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:34:20 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.25 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100041qe. Unique identifier: us100041qe. Global time and date of event 27/11/15 / 2015-11-27 12:04:20 / November 27, 2015 @ 12:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 95.0403° East, latitude 22.6144° North, depth = 23.25 km.
Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shwebo, Monywa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 55 km N of Monywa, Burma.
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