A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km WNW of Bhamo, Burma (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/16 / 2016-03-23 10:50:03 / March 23, 2016 @ 10:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.66 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005c0c. Id of event: us20005c0c. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:20:03 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.0271 East, latitude 24.56 North, depth = 62.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 126 km WNW of Bhamo, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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