A 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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