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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Pathein in Burma

Earthquake location 17.6123S, 94.2901WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 103 km NNW of Pathein, Burma (64 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:18:54 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.2901° East, latitude 17.6123° North, depth = 35.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.49 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600088jb. Ids that are associated to the event: us600088jb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 09:18:54 / March 3, 2020 @ 9:18 am.

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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: 103 km NNW of Pathein, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.2901° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.6123° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 103km NNW of Pathein, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-03 09:18:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-03 09:34:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 340 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 4.071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us600088jb Id of event.
Event Code 600088jb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600088jb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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