A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pyapon in Burma. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 95.6759° East, 16.1485° North, depth 10 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:33 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 13:32:33 / April 16, 2018 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e16w. Id of event: us2000e16w.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Bogale (c. 68 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Pyapon (c. 65 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Kyaiklat (c. 52 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Maubin (c. 51 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wakema, Kanbe, Twante (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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