A 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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