A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Loikaw in Burma. Exact location of event, longitude 97.6826 East, latitude 20.0307 North, depth = 27.07 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.07 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us20005bt5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005bt5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:47:30 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 23:17:30 / March 19, 2016 @ 11:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mae Hong Son, Loikaw (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop), Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Loikaw (c. 17 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mae Hong Son (c. 9 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km NE of Loikaw, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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