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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Mawlaik in Burma

Earthquake location 23.9515S, 94.7518WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 95.69 km (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 01:54:23 / May 29, 2019 @ 1:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, 94.7518° East, 23.9515° North, depth 95.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:24:23 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003wcv. Unique identifier: us70003wcv.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km NE of Mawlaik, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.7518° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.9515° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km NE 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 2019-05-29 01:54:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-10 02:24:19 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 312 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 0.496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us70003wcv Id of event.
Event Code 70003wcv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003wcv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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