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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Thayetmyo in Burma

Earthquake location 19.241S, 94.9451WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Thayetmyo in Burma. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.76 km (37 miles). Exact location, longitude 94.9451° East, latitude 19.241° North, depth = 59.76 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:35:57 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006d5e. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006d5e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 11:05:57 / November 26, 2019 @ 11:05 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Taungdwingyi (c. 70 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Minbu (c. 57 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taungdwingyi, Minbu, Paungde (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 26 km WSW of Thayetmyo, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.9451° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.241° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WSW of Thayetmyo, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 11:05:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-26 11:44:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.107 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 449 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 2.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006d5e Id of event.
Event Code 70006d5e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006d5e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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