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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Mawlaik in Burma

Earthquake location 23.9792S, 94.4999WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jheq. Unique identifier: us2000jheq. The epicenter was at a depth of 82.03 km (51 miles). Exact location of event, depth 82.03 km, 94.4999° East, 23.9792° North. The temblor was picked up at 05:42:59 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/19 / 2019-01-30 23:12:59 / January 30, 2019 @ 11:12 pm.

The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Thoubāl (c. 44 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thoubāl, Wāngjing, Kakching. Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), 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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 39 km NNE of Mawlaik, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.4999° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.9792° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km NNE 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 2019-01-30 23:12:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-15 23:50:07 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 246 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 0.308 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 99 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 us2000jheq Id of event.
Event Code 2000jheq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jheq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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