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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Mawlamyinegyunn in Burma

Earthquake location 14.384S, 93.7029WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 277 km SW of Mawlamyinegyunn, Burma (172 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 22:18:37 / July 13, 2017 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009w5v. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009w5v. Exact location of event, longitude 93.7029 East, latitude 14.384 North, depth = 37.99 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:18:37 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.99 km (24 miles).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 277 km SW of Mawlamyinegyunn, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.7029° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.384° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 277km SW of Mawlamyinegyunn, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-13 22:18:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-16 00:14:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 271 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 2.868 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us20009w5v Id of event.
Event Code 20009w5v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009w5v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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