A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Akyab in Burma. Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 19:36:20 / April 15, 2020 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:06:20 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70008x0g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008x0g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 93.6698° East, 20.5448° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sittwe (c. 177 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sittwe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km ENE of Akyab, Burma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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