A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Mawlaik in Myanmar on Friday. The temblor was reported at 17:53:39 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c04a. Id of event: us6000c04a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.74 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 94.5512 East, latitude 23.3772 North, depth = 89.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 17:53:39 / September 18, 2020 @ 5:53 pm.
The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 32 km SSE of Mawlaik, Myanmar.
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