A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Chauk in Burma. Exact location of event, depth 98.86 km, 94.6497° East, 21.184° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005cqm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cqm. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:48 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 98.86 km (61 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 10:09:48 / September 6, 2019 @ 10:09 am.
Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yenangyaung, Myingyan, Pakokku (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km NNW of Chauk, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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