A 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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