A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Tharyarwady in Burma on Monday. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ar0b. Id of event: us2000ar0b. Exact location, longitude 95.953° East, latitude 17.3198° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 01:19:43 / September 11, 2017 @ 1:19 am. The temblor was detected at 07:49:43 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thongwa, Kayan, Maubin. Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Yangon (c. 4 477 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bago (c. 244 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Syriam (c. 69 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SSE of Tharyarwady, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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