A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Pyin Oo Lwin in Myanmar. Exact location of earthquake, 97.0311° East, 21.7841° North, depth 9.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.96 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 18:38:20 / July 18, 2020 @ 6:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:20 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aqyh. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqyh.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyaukse, Pyin Oo Lwin. The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Pyin Oo Lwin (c. 117 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kyaukse (c. 50 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km ESE of Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar.
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