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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Minbu in Burma

Earthquake location 19.9032S, 94.338WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Minbu in Burma on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 03:25:06 / December 7, 2019 @ 3:25 am. Event id: us60006r8u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006r8u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 94.338 East, latitude 19.9032 North, depth = 63.25 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.25 km (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:55:06 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yenangyaung, Magway, Minbu. Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Minbu (c. 57 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km WSW of Minbu, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.338° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.9032° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km WSW of Minbu, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-07 03:25:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-14 01:36:25 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 259 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 2.672 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 259 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 us60006r8u Id of event.
Event Code 60006r8u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006r8u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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