A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Monywa in Myanmar. Exact location of earthquake, 94.38° East, 22.1912° North, depth 91.03 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:14:35 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.03 km (57 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 05:14:35 / December 8, 2020 @ 5:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cp2v. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp2v.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Monywa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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