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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Mawlaik in Burma



Earthquake location 23.2203S, 94.9352WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.23 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:06:53 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 15:36:53 / May 29, 2017 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009j94. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009j94. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.9352° East, latitude 23.2203° North, depth = 107.23 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km SE of Mawlaik, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.9352° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.2203° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km SE 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 2017-05-29 15:36:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-13 19:51:53 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 259 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 1.161 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us20009j94 Id of event.
Event Code 20009j94 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009j94, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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