A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Monywa in Myanmar. Id of earthquake: us7000be94. Event ids that are associated: us7000be94. Exact location of event, depth 102.78 km, 94.5465° East, 22.5997° North. The temblor was detected at 22:56:36 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 22:56:36 / August 22, 2020 @ 10:56 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.78 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monywa. Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 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 eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km NW of Monywa, Myanmar. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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