A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Falam in Myanmar on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us7000ceh0. Event ids that are associated: us7000ceh0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.4523° East, 22.7968° North, depth 104.41 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:45:39 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.41 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 04:45:39 / November 10, 2020 @ 4:45 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (59 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mawlaik, Hakha, Falam (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 80 km E of Falam, Myanmar.
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