A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pakokku in Burma on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000696h. Event ids that are associated: us1000696h. Exact location of event, longitude 94.9407 East, latitude 21.2885 North, depth = 128.77 km. Global time and date of event 01/08/16 / 2016-08-01 10:01:08 / August 1, 2016 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.77 km (80 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:31:08 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meiktila, Monywa, Yenangyaung. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Meiktila (c. 177 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km WSW of Pakokku, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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