A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Chauk in Burma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.4354 East, latitude 21.1235 North, depth = 89.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/18 / 2018-04-29 17:58:57 / April 29, 2018 @ 5:58 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.62 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:28:57 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dud8. Id of event: us1000dud8.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yenangyaung, Pakokku, Chauk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km NW of Chauk, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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