A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pyapon in Burma. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 14:27:50 / April 15, 2018 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000e0p0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0p0. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 95.7135° East, 16.1711° North. The temblor was reported at 20:57:50 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Bogale (c. 68 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Pyapon (c. 65 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kyaiklat (c. 52 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Maubin (c. 51 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wakema, Kanbe, Twante.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 12 km SSE of Pyapon, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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