A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Monywa in Burma on Friday. Id of earthquake: us1000bx9g. Event ids that are associated: us1000bx9g. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/17 / 2017-12-28 20:23:34 / December 28, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:53:34 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 86.45 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, depth 86.45 km, 94.3788° East, 22.0125° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monywa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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