Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 23 km south of Mawlaik, Myanmar (Burma)
Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 00:2100:21 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Mawlaik, Mawlaik District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma), was reported only 20 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 105 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday 20 February 2021 at 6:01 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.3 quake 20 Feb 6:31 am (GMT +6:30)
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Mawlaik (pop. 44,500) located 23 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 6:31 am (GMT +6:30) local time (20 Feb 2021 00:01 GMT)
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.44°N / 94.38°E (Kale District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma))
Primary data source: EMSC
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