A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 287 km SSW of Bogale, Burma (178 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:11:36 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 09:11:36 / May 23, 2020 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT. 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: us70009p1y. Id of event: us70009p1y. Exact location of event, depth 74.02 km, 94.01° East, 14.0613° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.02 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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