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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Pathein in Myanmar

Earthquake location 17.4183S, 94.6671WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Pathein in Myanmar. Exact location of earthquake, 94.6671° East, 17.4183° North, depth 21.731 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/24 / 2024-06-03 13:21:04 / June 3, 2024 @ 1:21 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000mrim. Event ids that are associated: us7000mrim. The temblor was reported at 13:21:04 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.731 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Pathein (c. 237 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Hinthada (c. 134 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hinthada, Pathein. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop).

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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km N of Pathein, Myanmar. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.6671° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.4183° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.731 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71 km N of Pathein, Myanmar Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-03 13:21:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-11 17:19:17 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.199 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 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 us7000mrim Id of event.
Event Code 7000mrim An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mrim, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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