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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Mawlaik in Burma

Earthquake location 24.005S, 94.7693WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.7693° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km NE of Mawlaik, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-16 11:55:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-16 12:57:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000gaev Id of event.
Event Code 1000gaev An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gaev, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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