A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Shwebo in Myanmar. The temblor was reported at 02:34:26 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 95.9347° East, latitude 22.8218° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 02:34:26 / February 25, 2021 @ 2:34 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddgz. Id of event: us7000ddgz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Mandalay (c. 1 208 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Pyin Oo Lwin (c. 117 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mogok (c. 90 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Shwebo (c. 88 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Mogok.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 37 km NE of Shwebo, Myanmar.
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