A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 04:08:35 / April 24, 2018 @ 4:08 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dr4k. Id of event: us1000dr4k. Exact location of earthquake, 94.6044° East, 22.9227° North, depth 105.85 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:38:35 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.85 km (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Monywa, Falam. Event epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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