A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Nansan in China. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.17 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:40 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 98.3603 East, latitude 23.5134 North, depth = 16.17 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 22:08:40 / March 9, 2018 @ 10:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d2jl. Id of event: us1000d2jl.
Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lashio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Lashio (c. 131 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km SW of Nansan, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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