A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Monywa in Burma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.87 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 13:34:39 / September 11, 2017 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 94.6908 East, latitude 22.421 North, depth = 111.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar0x. Unique identifier: us2000ar0x. The temblor was reported at 20:04:39 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monywa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km NW of Monywa, Burma.
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