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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 50 km ESE of Myaydo, Burma

Earthquake location 19.2563S, 95.6803WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Myaydo in Burma. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005x14. Unique identifier: us70005x14. Exact location of event, longitude 95.6803 East, latitude 19.2563 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:00:40 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 01:30:40 / October 22, 2019 @ 1:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paungde, Taungoo, Taungdwingyi (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Nay Pyi Taw (c. 925 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pyinmana (c. 97 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Taungdwingyi (c. 70 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km ESE of Myaydo, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.6803° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2563° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km ESE of Myaydo, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-22 01:30:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-22 01:52:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.97 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005x14 Id of event.
Event Code 70005x14 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005x14, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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