A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Falam in Burma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.57 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 78.57 km, 93.9379° East, 23.0247° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 13:44:04 / March 13, 2019 @ 1:44 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:14:04 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jere. Event ids that are associated: us1000jere.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik, Hakha, Falam. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km ENE of Falam, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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