A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Monywa in Myanmar. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:22:47 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.6654 East, latitude 22.0856 North, depth = 112.46 km. Global time and date of event 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 06:22:47 / December 19, 2020 @ 6:22 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000d26s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d26s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.46 km (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Monywa (c. 182 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monywa.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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