A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. The temblor was detected at 21:29:31 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 14:59:31 / December 22, 2019 @ 2:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006x2s. Event ids that are associated: us70006x2s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.1432 East, latitude 23.6325 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Churāchāndpur, Mawlaik (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Churāchāndpur (c. 47 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 27 km W of Mawlaik, Burma.
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