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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Falam in Burma

Earthquake location 23.0891S, 93.5673WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Falam in Burma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 01:12:44 / December 2, 2019 @ 1:12 am. Exact location, longitude 93.5673° East, latitude 23.0891° North, depth = 54.68 km. The temblor was detected at 07:42:44 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006f4m. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006f4m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.68 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Thenzawl (c. 6 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Lunglei, Thenzawl (min 5000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNW of Falam, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.5673° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.0891° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW of Falam, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-02 01:12:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-02 01:32:05 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 326 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 0.445 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us70006f4m Id of event.
Event Code 70006f4m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006f4m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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