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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Falam in Myanmar

Earthquake location 23.1644S, 94.1126WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.1126° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1644° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52 km ENE of Falam, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-13 01:36:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-04 02:04:43 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 312 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 0.702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us6000c8t9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8t9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c8t9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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