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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Mawlaik in Myanmar

Earthquake location 23.3951S, 94.662WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mawlaik in Myanmar. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 00:01:26 / February 20, 2021 @ 12:01 am. Exact location of earthquake, 94.662° East, 23.3951° North, depth 101.76 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djj9. Unique identifier: us6000djj9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.76 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:01:26 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mawlaik. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SE of Mawlaik, Myanmar. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.662° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.3951° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km SE of Mawlaik, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-20 00:01:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-20 00:29:23 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 259 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 3.348 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us6000djj9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000djj9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000djj9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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