A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Shwebo in Burma. Id of earthquake: us2000dwi3. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwi3. Exact location of earthquake, 96.0631° East, 22.5859° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 17:40:09 / April 8, 2018 @ 5:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:10:09 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sagaing, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mandalay (c. 1 208 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Pyin Oo Lwin (c. 117 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mogok (c. 90 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sagaing (c. 78 700 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 37 km E of Shwebo, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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