A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Thongwa in Burma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cfu3. Id of event: us1000cfu3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 08:42:02 / February 4, 2018 @ 8:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.5388 East, latitude 16.2174 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 14:42:02 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Yangon (c. 4 477 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Syriam (c. 69 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Thongwa (c. 52 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kyaiklat (c. 52 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Twante (c. 46 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyaiklat, Twante, Kanbe (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km S of Thongwa, Burma.
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