A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Prome in Burma. The temblor was picked up at 21:50:12 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 15:20:12 / October 3, 2017 @ 3:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.45 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000apnq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000apnq. Exact location of earthquake, 94.9727° East, 19.0468° North, depth 63.45 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myanaung, Paungde, Myaydo. Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km NW of Prome, Burma.
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