A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mawlaik in Myanmar on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 12:08:40 / October 5, 2020 @ 12:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 94.4335 East, latitude 23.5477 North, depth = 74.11 km. Unique identifier: us6000c725. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c725. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.11 km (46 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:08:40 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik. Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Mawlaik, Myanmar. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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