A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Myitkyina in Myanmar. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5su. Unique identifier: us6000d5su. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.51 km (29 miles). Global time and date of event 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 15:13:55 / December 24, 2020 @ 3:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:13:55 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 96.6814° East, latitude 25.4342° North, depth = 46.51 km.
Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Myitkyina (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Myitkyina (c. 90 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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