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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 37 km WSW of Pyu, Burma

Earthquake location 18.3457S, 96.1139WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Pyu in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dr8g. Id of event: us1000dr8g. Exact location of event, longitude 96.1139 East, latitude 18.3457 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:53:34 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 12:23:34 / April 24, 2018 @ 12:23 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hinthada, Tharyarwady, Myanaung (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Taungoo (c. 106 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Nyaunglebin (c. 89 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tharyarwady (c. 54 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Myanaung (c. 42 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pyu (c. 40 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Letpandan (c. 38 900 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km WSW of Pyu, Burma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.1139° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km WSW of Pyu, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-24 12:23:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-24 12:40:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 400 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 1.999 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us1000dr8g Id of event.
Event Code 1000dr8g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dr8g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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