A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Sai in Thailand on Friday. Event id: us70005w67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005w67. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 14:46:26 / October 18, 2019 @ 2:46 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:46:26 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 99.2384 East, latitude 18.9101 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Chiang Mai (c. 201 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lampang (c. 156 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lamphun (c. 43 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Kamphaeng (c. 33 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dok Kham Tai (c. 23 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Phayao (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dok Kham Tai, Chom Thong, Mae Chai (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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