A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Rangoon District in Burma on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 13:56:48 / June 18, 2018 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.334 East, latitude 16.4057 North, depth = 67.79 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:26:48 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.79 km (42 miles). Unique identifier: us1000euik. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000euik.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Yangon (c. 4 477 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Syriam (c. 69 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pyapon (c. 65 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Thongwa (c. 52 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kyaiklat (c. 52 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thanatpin, Maubin, Pyapon (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 39 km SSE of Rangoon District, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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