A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.44 km (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:25:19 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000gaev. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gaev. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 11:55:19 / August 16, 2018 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.7693 East, latitude 24.005 North, depth = 97.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakching, Wāngjing, Mawlaik. Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km NE of Mawlaik, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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