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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Mawlaik in Burma

Earthquake location 23.0333S, 94.8184WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 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 133.05 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 17:39:44 / April 29, 2019 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:09:44 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003e51. Unique identifier: us70003e51. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.8184 East, latitude 23.0333 North, depth = 133.05 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 78 km SSE of Mawlaik, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.8184° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.0333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 133.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km SSE of Mawlaik, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-29 17:39:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-29 21:12:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.19 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003e51 Id of event.
Event Code 70003e51 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003e51, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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