A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hakha in Burma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.58 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 14:21:08 / June 10, 2016 @ 2:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us200064sm. Event ids that are associated: us200064sm. Exact location, longitude 93.8121° East, latitude 22.6959° North, depth = 40.58 km. The temblor was detected at 20:51:08 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Falam, Hakha. Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km ENE of Hakha, Burma.
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