A 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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