A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Monywa in Burma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/17 / 2017-12-03 09:47:14 / December 3, 2017 @ 9:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.31 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bkj3. Id of event: us1000bkj3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:14 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 95.31 km, 94.5111° East, 22.3675° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hakha, Monywa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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