A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005vlj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005vlj. Exact location of event, longitude 94.2177 East, latitude 23.166 North, depth = 75.52 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:18:10 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 16:48:10 / October 18, 2019 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.52 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Falam, Mawlaik. Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km SSW of Mawlaik, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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