A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ecu7. Id of event: us1000ecu7. Global time and date of event 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 23:42:23 / May 26, 2018 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:12:23 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 95.32 km (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 94.6075° East, 23.0043° North, depth 95.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Falam, Mawlaik.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km SSE of Mawlaik, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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