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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Myanmar

Earthquake location 23.1379S, 96.0191WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Myanmar kilometers (0 miles) from Myanmar. Exact location of earthquake, 96.0191° East, 23.1379° North, depth 21.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.64 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006e6m. Id of event: us70006e6m. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:15 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/11/19 / 2019-11-28 14:39:15 / November 28, 2019 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shwebo, Mogok (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Mogok (c. 90 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Myanmar.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.0191° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1379° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-28 14:39:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-28 14:52:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 416 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 1.914 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us70006e6m Id of event.
Event Code 70006e6m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006e6m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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