A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hakha in Burma on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:32:10 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.99 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/16 / 2016-03-10 15:02:10 / March 10, 2016 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 93.8341° East, 22.6044° North, depth 34.99 km. Unique identifier: us10004xt3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004xt3.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Falam, Hakha (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km ESE of Hakha, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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