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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Nay Pyi Taw in Burma

Earthquake location 19.8346S, 95.9152WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Nay Pyi Taw in Burma. Exact location, longitude 95.9152° East, latitude 19.8346° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 21:13:08 / March 7, 2018 @ 9:13 pm. Unique identifier: us1000d14n. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d14n. The temblor was reported at 03:43:08 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magway, Thayetmyo, Myaydo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Nay Pyi Taw (c. 925 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pyinmana (c. 97 400 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Taungdwingyi (c. 70 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yamethin (c. 59 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km WNW of Nay Pyi Taw, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.9152° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.8346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km WNW of Nay Pyi Taw, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-07 21:13:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-07 21:35:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 433 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 1.402 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us1000d14n Id of event.
Event Code 1000d14n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d14n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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