A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Pakokku in Burma on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 18:26:20 / February 4, 2020 @ 6:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:56:20 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007pey. Event ids that are associated: us70007pey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.6242° East, 21.7325° North, depth 90.29 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 90.29 km (56 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myingyan, Monywa, Pakokku. Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 66 km NW of Pakokku, Burma.
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