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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Yenangyaung in Myanmar

Earthquake location 20.5511S, 94.2993WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Yenangyaung in Myanmar on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 74.69 km (46 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 16:00:01 / October 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5hh. Id of event: us6000c5hh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.2993 East, latitude 20.5511 North, depth = 74.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:00:01 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magway, Minbu, Chauk (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Yenangyaung (c. 110 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Magway (c. 97 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chauk (c. 90 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Minbu (c. 57 300 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km W of Yenangyaung, Myanmar. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.2993° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.5511° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60 km W of Yenangyaung, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-04 16:00:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-04 16:40:57 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 284 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 2.18 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us6000c5hh Id of event.
Event Code 6000c5hh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c5hh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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