A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:33:07 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 19:03:07 / November 19, 2018 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 94.2982° East, latitude 23.5272° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000hu10. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hu10.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Falam, Mawlaik. Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Close 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SW of Mawlaik, Burma.
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