A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Pakokku in Burma. Unique identifier: us2000axwl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000axwl. The temblor was reported at 00:43:51 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/10/17 / 2017-10-02 18:13:51 / October 2, 2017 @ 6:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.74 km (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.5291° East, latitude 21.4218° North, depth = 96.74 km.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Myingyan, Chauk, Pakokku (min 5000 pop).
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 four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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