A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us20009pbi. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009pbi. Exact location of event, longitude 94.4765 East, latitude 23.0408 North, depth = 94.73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 94.73 km (59 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:20:40 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 08:50:40 / June 20, 2017 @ 8:50 am.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Falam, Mawlaik.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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.
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