A 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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