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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Mawlaik in Burma

Earthquake location 23.9117S, 94.008WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 14:48:51 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:48 pm. Unique identifier: us10008q3v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008q3v. Exact location of event, depth 68.62 km, 94.008° East, 23.9117° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:18:51 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.62 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mayāng Imphāl (c. 22 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yairipok, Thoubāl, Mayāng Imphāl (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 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 eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NW of Mawlaik, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.008° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.9117° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km NW of Mawlaik, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-06 14:48:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-06 16:54:17 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 284 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 0.414 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us10008q3v Id of event.
Event Code 10008q3v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008q3v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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