A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Monywa in Burma. Exact location, longitude 94.6199° East, latitude 22.4013° North, depth = 105.34 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:51:17 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 17:21:17 / August 23, 2017 @ 5:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.34 km (65 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000abs2. Event ids that are associated: us2000abs2.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monywa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km WNW of Monywa, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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