A 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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