A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Falam in Myanmar on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 04:14:10 / December 12, 2020 @ 4:14 am. Exact location, longitude 94.1961° East, latitude 23.0402° North, depth = 75.57 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crma. Unique identifier: us7000crma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.57 km (47 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:14:10 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakha, Mawlaik, Falam (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hakha (c. 20 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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