A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Myitkyina in Myanmar. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bjqh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bjqh. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:05:49 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 97.6152° East, latitude 25.2698° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 13:05:49 / August 24, 2020 @ 1:05 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Myitkyina (c. 90 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myitkyina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 25 km ESE of Myitkyina, Myanmar.
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