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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 39 km W of Mogok, Myanmar

Earthquake location 22.9229S, 96.12WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mogok in Myanmar. The temblor was picked up at 07:50:20 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ddij. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddij. Exact location, longitude 96.12° East, latitude 22.9229° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 07:50:20 / February 25, 2021 @ 7:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shwebo, Mogok. Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Mogok (c. 90 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 39 km W of Mogok, Myanmar.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.12° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.9229° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39 km W of Mogok, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-25 07:50:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-25 08:08:11 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 312 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 2.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us7000ddij Id of event.
Event Code 7000ddij An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddij, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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