A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Myanaung in Myanmar. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.21 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bggc. Event ids that are associated: us7000bggc. The temblor was reported at 15:50:10 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.1077 East, latitude 18.2351 North, depth = 33.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 15:50:10 / August 27, 2020 @ 3:50 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Pyay (c. 135 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Letpandan (c. 38 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Paungde (c. 37 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Letpandan, Hinthada, Pyay (min 5000 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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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: 23 km WSW of Myanaung, Myanmar.
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