A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Nansan in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 20:04:46 / March 25, 2019 @ 8:04 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:46 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.59 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 15.59 km, 98.4577° East, 23.4028° North. Event id: us1000jlgz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jlgz.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lashio (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Lashio (c. 131 000 pop). Nearby 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 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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