A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Myitkyina in Burma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 17:35:32 / April 2, 2020 @ 5:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008rid. Id of event: us70008rid. Exact location of earthquake, 97.037° East, 26.1416° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:05:32 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Myitkyina (c. 90 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Myitkyina.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 91 km NNW of Myitkyina, Burma.
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