A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Monywa in Burma. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:11:29 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 113.39 km, 94.8059° East, 21.7673° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 18:41:29 / March 24, 2018 @ 6:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.39 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d8nb. Event ids that are associated: us1000d8nb.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myingyan, Pakokku, Monywa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km SW of Monywa, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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