A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Prome in Burma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.29 km (25 miles). Exact location, longitude 94.5107° East, latitude 18.4865° North, depth = 40.29 km. The temblor was reported at 09:54:23 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600056k3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600056k3. Global time and date of event 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 03:24:23 / August 18, 2019 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paungde, Myanaung, Pyay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km WSW of Prome, Burma.
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