A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Taungdwingyi in Burma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 95.4792° East, 19.9181° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 19:48:36 / November 5, 2018 @ 7:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:18:36 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i74f. Id of event: us2000i74f.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Nay Pyi Taw (c. 925 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pyinmana (c. 97 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Taungdwingyi (c. 70 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Yamethin (c. 59 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamethin, Yenangyaung, Pyinmana. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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