A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hakha in Burma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100062jv. Id of event: us100062jv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/16 / 2016-07-04 12:07:23 / July 4, 2016 @ 12:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 93.7739° East, latitude 22.4144° North, depth = 37.11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.11 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:37:23 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Falam, Hakha.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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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. 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: 30 km SSE of Hakha, Burma.
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