A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Wang Nuea in Thailand on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:05:42 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.6261 East, latitude 19.1925 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 09:05:42 / February 20, 2019 @ 9:05 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jkje. Event ids that are associated: us2000jkje.
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Chiang Mai (c. 201 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chiang Rai (c. 78 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Lamphun (c. 43 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Kamphaeng (c. 33 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Dok Kham Tai (c. 23 800 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Phayao (c. 21 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hang Dong (c. 17 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mae Tha, Lamphun, Hang Dong (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 5 km N of Wang Nuea, Thailand.
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