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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Mogok in Burma



Earthquake location 22.8948S, 96.0688WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 44 km W of Mogok, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.0688° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.8948° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km W of Mogok, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-04 12:41:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-02 06:05:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 0.875 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us10007ugg Id of event.
Event Code 10007ugg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ugg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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