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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Mawlaik in Burma



Earthquake location 23.7551S, 94.3079WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:28:32 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005gfd. Unique identifier: us20005gfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.6 km (39 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.3079 East, latitude 23.7551 North, depth = 62.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 10:58:32 / April 3, 2016 @ 10:58 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Churāchāndpur, Kakching, Mawlaik (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 17 km NW of Mawlaik, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.3079° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.7551° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NW of Mawlaik, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-03 10:58:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-18 08:07:20 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 259 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 2.868 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 168 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 us20005gfd Id of event.
Event Code 20005gfd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gfd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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