A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. Exact location of earthquake, 94.6629° East, 23.1498° North, depth 102.36 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:27:40 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.36 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 16:57:40 / September 10, 2018 @ 4:57 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hbyy. Unique identifier: us2000hbyy.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km SSE of Mawlaik, Burma.
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