A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pathein in Myanmar. Exact location, longitude 94.4495° East, latitude 16.6323° North, depth = 14.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:26:53 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 11:26:53 / May 6, 2020 @ 11:26 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009fei. Unique identifier: us70009fei. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.92 km (9 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlamyinegyunn, Wakema, Pathein (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Pathein (c. 237 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Wakema (c. 42 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mawlamyinegyunn (c. 39 100 pop).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km WSW of Pathein, Myanmar. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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