A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Chauk in Burma. Exact location of event, longitude 94.47 East, latitude 20.9904 North, depth = 81.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:45:04 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81.11 km (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009aqe. Event ids that are associated: us70009aqe. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 22:15:04 / May 5, 2020 @ 10:15 pm.
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pakokku, Yenangyaung, Chauk (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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