A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us20009vw9. Event ids that are associated: us20009vw9. The temblor was reported at 11:33:31 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 05:03:31 / July 13, 2017 @ 5:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.68 km (56 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 94.5488° East, 23.5443° North, depth 89.68 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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