A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Chauk in Burma. Exact location of earthquake, 94.5789° East, 20.9192° North, depth 84.07 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006gbf. Unique identifier: us10006gbf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 10:34:55 / August 24, 2016 @ 10:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.07 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:04:55 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meiktila, Myingyan, Magway. Earthquake epicenter was 133 km (83 miles) from Meiktila (c. 177 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Minbu (c. 57 300 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km W of Chauk, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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