A 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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