A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Monywa in Burma. Exact location of event, depth 119.97 km, 94.6863° East, 22.2751° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005gia. Id of event: us10005gia. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:19:02 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.97 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/16 / 2016-05-02 15:49:02 / May 2, 2016 @ 3:49 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monywa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km WNW of Monywa, Burma.
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