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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Chauk in Burma

Earthquake location 21.0167S, 94.9939WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km NE of Chauk, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.9939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.0167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 102.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NE of Chauk, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-07 03:13:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-07 03:45:35 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 340 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 3.263 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10004vst Id of event.
Event Code 10004vst An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004vst, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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