A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Paungde in Burma. Exact location of event, longitude 95.9558 East, latitude 18.4229 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000cpbb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cpbb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 18:28:38 / January 11, 2018 @ 6:28 pm. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:58:38 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hinthada, Nyaunglebin, Pyay. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pyu (c. 40 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 48 km E of Paungde, Burma.
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