A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Myitkyina in Burma on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us600089zy. Event ids that are associated: us600089zy. Exact location of event, longitude 96.7574 East, latitude 25.837 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 06:59:54 / March 5, 2020 @ 6:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:29:54 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Myitkyina (c. 90 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myitkyina (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km NW of Myitkyina, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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