A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Myanaung in Burma on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:09:21 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000btym. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000btym. Exact location of earthquake, 95.1392° East, 18.3914° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 01:39:21 / November 15, 2017 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hinthada, Pyay, Paungde. Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 22 km WNW of Myanaung, Burma.
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