A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Mogok in Burma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:35:43 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.1055 East, latitude 23.2305 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 04:05:43 / March 7, 2020 @ 4:05 am. Id of earthquake: us60008e97. Event ids that are associated: us60008e97.
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Mogok (c. 90 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop). 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 Shwebo, Mogok.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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