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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Prome in Burma

Earthquake location 18.4861S, 94.6087WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.6087° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.4861° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km WSW of Prome, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-18 03:38:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-18 03:53:42 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 3.222 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us600056kk Id of event.
Event Code 600056kk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600056kk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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