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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 77 km WNW of Pakokku, Burma

Earthquake location 21.5107S, 94.3816WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Pakokku in Burma. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:37:53 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 04:07:53 / November 19, 2018 @ 4:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.13 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.3816 East, latitude 21.5107 North, depth = 76.13 km. Unique identifier: us1000htsq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000htsq.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monywa, Chauk, Pakokku. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop).

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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 77 km WNW of Pakokku, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.3816° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.5107° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km WNW of Pakokku, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-19 04:07:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-19 04:38:23 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 369 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 1.339 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us1000htsq Id of event.
Event Code 1000htsq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000htsq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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