A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tharyarwady in Burma on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 95.9845° East, 17.375° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 14:19:06 / March 13, 2017 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:49:06 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088mq. Unique identifier: us100088mq. 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 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Yangon (c. 4 477 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bago (c. 244 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Syriam (c. 69 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nyaunglebin, Thongwa, Kayan (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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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