A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 277 km WSW of Dawei, Burma (172 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 15:58:22 / March 18, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.85 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:22 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008t0j. Id of event: us20008t0j. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.9131 East, latitude 12.944 North, depth = 27.85 km.
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 two 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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