A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Nay Pyi Taw in Burma. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:23 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007pe6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007pe6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 14:10:23 / February 4, 2020 @ 2:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 95.911° East, 19.7919° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 23 km (15 miles) from Nay Pyi Taw (c. 925 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Thayetmyo (c. 98 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pyinmana (c. 97 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Taungdwingyi (c. 70 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yamethin (c. 59 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Myaydo (c. 57 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Thayetmyo, Myaydo, Yamethin (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 23 km WNW of Nay Pyi Taw, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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