A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pyu in Burma on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:34:25 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.86 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000d4v9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d4v9. Exact location of event, longitude 96.1961 East, latitude 18.2178 North, depth = 20.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/02/18 / 2018-02-09 18:04:25 / February 9, 2018 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pyu (c. 40 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Letpandan (c. 38 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Myanaung, Taungoo, Paungde (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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