A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Myitkyina in Burma on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 96.9871° East, 25.2929° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 13:12:17 / October 20, 2019 @ 1:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064cf. Id of event: us600064cf. The temblor was detected at 19:42:17 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Myitkyina (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Myitkyina (c. 90 900 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 42 km WSW of Myitkyina, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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