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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Pyu in Burma

Earthquake location 18.4835S, 96.1895WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Pyu in Burma on Sunday. 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 13.96 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13.96 km, 96.1895° East, 18.4835° North. The temblor was reported at 17:18:11 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 10:48:11 / March 4, 2018 @ 10:48 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc0t. Unique identifier: us2000dc0t.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tharyarwady, Myanaung, Letpandan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pyu (c. 40 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Letpandan (c. 38 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km W of Pyu, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.1895° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.4835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km W of Pyu, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-04 10:48:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 11:04:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.408 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dc0t Id of event.
Event Code 2000dc0t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dc0t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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