A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Thongwa in Burma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.4824 East, latitude 16.5845 North, depth = 51.9 km. Id of earthquake: us10004dsd. Event ids that are associated: us10004dsd. The temblor was picked up at 21:29:35 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.9 km (32 miles). 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: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 14:59:35 / January 12, 2016 @ 2:59 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Yangon (c. 4 477 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bago (c. 244 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Syriam (c. 69 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pyapon (c. 65 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Thongwa (c. 52 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pyapon, Maubin, Bago.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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