A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.09 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:53:40 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.6842 East, latitude 24.0646 North, depth = 96.09 km. Unique identifier: us1000jkdd. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkdd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 19:23:40 / March 16, 2019 @ 7:23 pm.
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kakching, Wāngjing, Mawlaik. Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kakching (c. 30 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Wāngjing (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 54 km NNE of Mawlaik, Burma.
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