A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Monywa in Burma. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ik6. Unique identifier: us20008ik6. Exact location of event, longitude 94.7874 East, latitude 22.55 North, depth = 119.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 20:46:16 / February 8, 2017 @ 8:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:16:16 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.09 km (74 miles).
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shwebo, Monywa (min 5000 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km NW of Monywa, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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