A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pyu in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:07:59 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 07:37:59 / January 22, 2018 @ 7:37 am. Unique identifier: us2000cmcq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmcq. Exact location of event, longitude 96.1023 East, latitude 18.3094 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myanaung, Tharyarwady, Taungoo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pyu (c. 40 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Letpandan (c. 38 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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