A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Monywa in Burma. Id of earthquake: us1000dx90. Event ids that are associated: us1000dx90. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 94.8345 East, latitude 21.8382 North, depth = 124.83 km. The temblor was reported at 09:48:43 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 03:18:43 / April 27, 2018 @ 3:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.83 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myingyan, Pakokku, Monywa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km SW of Monywa, Burma.
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