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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Monywa in Myanmar

Earthquake location 21.9396S, 94.9061WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Monywa in Myanmar. The temblor was picked up at 10:10:13 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.9061° East, latitude 21.9396° North, depth = 122.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.4 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac71. Unique identifier: us7000ac71. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 10:10:13 / June 21, 2020 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myingyan, Pakokku, Monywa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Myingyan (c. 141 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pakokku (c. 126 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SW of Monywa, Myanmar. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.9061° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.9396° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km SW of Monywa, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-21 10:10:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-09 07:40:02 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 271 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 1.397 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us7000ac71 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ac71 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ac71, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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