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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Monywa in Burma



Earthquake location 22.4013S, 94.6199WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.6199° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.4013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km WNW of Monywa, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-23 17:21:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-27 17:35:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 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 246 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 0.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us2000abs2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000abs2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000abs2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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