A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Pakokku in Burma on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.6049 East, latitude 21.5851 North, depth = 97.54 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:50:28 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/16 / 2016-07-27 04:20:28 / July 27, 2016 @ 4:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.54 km (61 miles). Unique identifier: us20006i0y. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006i0y.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myingyan, Monywa, Chauk. Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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