A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Chauk in Myanmar. Exact location, longitude 94.2259° East, latitude 20.8399° North, depth = 79.11 km. The temblor was detected at 16:05:44 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 16:05:44 / June 26, 2020 @ 4:05 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000accq. Event ids that are associated: us7000accq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.11 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yenangyaung, Chauk (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 61 km W of Chauk, Myanmar.
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