A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Monywa in Myanmar on Thursday. Global time and date of event 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 13:59:21 / June 18, 2020 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000ae6t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae6t. Exact location, longitude 94.457° East, latitude 22.48° North, depth = 98.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.9 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:59:21 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Falam, Hakha, Monywa (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km WNW of Monywa, Myanmar.
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