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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Falam in Myanmar

Earthquake location 23.3074S, 93.8138WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Falam in Myanmar. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.24 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:35:32 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 93.8138 East, latitude 23.3074 North, depth = 64.24 km. Event id: us6000abkd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000abkd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 05:35:32 / June 14, 2020 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serchhīp, Hakha, Mawlaik. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Serchhīp (c. 20 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km NNE of Falam, Myanmar.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.8138° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.3074° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km NNE of Falam, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-14 05:35:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-14 05:59:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.02 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000abkd Id of event.
Event Code 6000abkd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000abkd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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