A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mawlamyinegyunn in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 95.1153° East, latitude 16.2645° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 20:18:45 / September 10, 2019 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:48:45 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005ekb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ekb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Pathein (c. 237 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Bogale (c. 68 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pyapon (c. 65 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kyaiklat (c. 52 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maubin (c. 51 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Wakema (c. 42 700 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Mawlamyinegyunn (c. 39 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maubin, Pathein, Kyaiklat.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
How would you describe the shaking?
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: 20 km SW of Mawlamyinegyunn, Burma.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.