A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Mogok in Burma. Unique identifier: us10007ugg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ugg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, 96.0688° East, 22.8948° North. Global time and date of event 04/01/17 / 2017-01-04 12:41:18 / January 4, 2017 @ 12:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:11:18 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Mogok (c. 90 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shwebo, Mogok (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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