A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Prome in Burma on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000an0z. Unique identifier: us2000an0z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.15 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 94.866 East, latitude 18.8304 North, depth = 42.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:06:47 / 8:06 am (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 earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 01:36:47 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:36 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paungde, Myanaung, Myaydo.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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