A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kanbe in Burma on Thursday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:16:56 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000921c. Event ids that are associated: us7000921c. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 18:46:56 / April 22, 2020 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.1246 East, latitude 16.6634 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Yangon (c. 4 477 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Syriam (c. 69 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pyapon (c. 65 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Kanbe (c. 58 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Thongwa (c. 52 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nyaungdon, Thanatpin, Pyapon (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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