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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 36 km NNW of Bhamo, Myanmar

Earthquake location 24.5613S, 97.108WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Bhamo in Myanmar. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.108 East, latitude 24.5613 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 13:42:51 / January 17, 2021 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d0wz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0wz. The temblor was detected at 13:42:51 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Bhamo (c. 47 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bhamo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 36 km NNW of Bhamo, Myanmar.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 97.108° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.5613° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km NNW of Bhamo, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-17 13:42:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-17 15:11:34 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 284 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 2.581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us7000d0wz Id of event.
Event Code 7000d0wz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d0wz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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