A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Monywa in Burma on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us10005gbx. Event ids that are associated: us10005gbx. Exact location, longitude 94.7197° East, latitude 22.6224° North, depth = 79.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.46 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/16 / 2016-05-01 07:08:41 / May 1, 2016 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:38:41 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monywa (min 5000 pop). 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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