A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Prome in Burma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.6087 East, latitude 18.4861 North, depth = 54.67 km. Id of earthquake: us600056kk. Event ids that are associated: us600056kk. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.67 km (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:08:15 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 03:38:15 / August 18, 2019 @ 3:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paungde, Myanaung, Pyay. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km WSW of Prome, Burma.
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