A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Monywa in Burma. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:57:08 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.4591 East, latitude 22.0605 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/15 / 2015-12-01 23:27:08 / December 1, 2015 @ 11:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100043bq. Unique identifier: us100043bq.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monywa (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km W of Monywa, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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