A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hakha in Burma. Exact location of event, depth 47.14 km, 93.5958° East, 22.5718° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.14 km (29 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 08:12:18 / February 15, 2020 @ 8:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:42:18 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007u6g. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007u6g.
Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Saiha (c. 22 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saiha, Falam, Hakha (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km SSW of Hakha, Burma.
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