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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 58 km WNW of Pakokku, Burma

Earthquake location 21.5851S, 94.6049WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 58 km WNW of Pakokku, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.6049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.5851° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km WNW of Pakokku, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-27 04:20:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-27 04:49:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 370 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20006i0y Id of event.
Event Code 20006i0y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006i0y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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