A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Falam in Myanmar. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 94.1126 East, latitude 23.1644 North, depth = 71.72 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 01:36:21 / October 13, 2020 @ 1:36 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:36:21 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c8t9. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8t9.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Mawlaik, Falam. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km ENE of Falam, Myanmar.
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