A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km NNW of Myitkyina, Burma (78 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 11:42:10 / April 2, 2018 @ 11:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.9769 East, latitude 26.4555 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000dcdk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dcdk. The temblor was reported at 18:12:10 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 126 km NNW of Myitkyina, Burma.
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