A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.23 km (58 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.5883 East, latitude 23.7353 North, depth = 93.23 km. The temblor was detected at 15:18:01 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000brrl. Unique identifier: us2000brrl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 08:48:01 / November 20, 2017 @ 8:48 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ENE of Mawlaik, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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