A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:54:59 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.5281 East, latitude 23.6832 North, depth = 89.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.07 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 01:24:59 / January 14, 2020 @ 1:24 am. Event id: us70006zgm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zgm.
Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik (min 5000 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ENE of Mawlaik, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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