A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.5038 East, latitude 23.8733 North, depth = 81.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.8 km (51 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000ejay. Event ids that are associated: us1000ejay. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:32 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/06/18 / 2018-06-05 23:12:32 / June 5, 2018 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Moirāng (c. 17 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Yairipok (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moirāng, Yairipok, Thoubāl (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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