A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. The temblor was reported at 02:07:29 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.8537° East, latitude 23.05° North, depth = 134.31 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 134.31 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 19:37:29 / February 9, 2020 @ 7:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us70007m6w. Event ids that are associated: us70007m6w.
Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SE of Mawlaik, Burma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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