A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Falam in Burma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 23:37:41 / March 20, 2019 @ 11:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 93.9542 East, latitude 22.8802 North, depth = 30.44 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:07:41 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.44 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jjk8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjk8.
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Falam (min 5000 pop). 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 E of Falam, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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