A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Pyu in Burma on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5rq. Unique identifier: us1000d5rq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.09 km (18 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 96.1533 East, latitude 18.3134 North, depth = 29.09 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 19:59:04 / March 17, 2018 @ 7:59 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:29:04 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pyu (c. 40 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Letpandan (c. 38 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hinthada, Myanaung, Tharyarwady. Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km WSW of Pyu, Burma.
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