A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Chauk in Burma on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10004vst. Event ids that are associated: us10004vst. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:43:58 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 102.25 km (64 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/16 / 2016-03-07 03:13:58 / March 7, 2016 @ 3:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.9939 East, latitude 21.0167 North, depth = 102.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magway, Minbu, Meiktila. Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Meiktila (c. 177 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Minbu (c. 57 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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