Moderate 4.4 quake hits near Taungoo, Bago Region, Myanmar (Burma)
Fri, 30 Apr 2021, 21:0121:01 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred early morning on Saturday 1 May 2021 at 2:47 am local time near Taungoo, Bago Region, Myanmar (Burma), as reported by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS).
4.4 quake 1 May 3:17 am (GMT +6:30)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 75 km. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Taungoo (pop. 106,900) located 55 km from the epicenter, Pyu (pop. 40,400) 68 km away, Loikaw (pop. 17,300) 95 km away, and Nyaunglebin (pop. 89,600) 104 km away.
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Date & time: 1 May 2021 3:17 am (GMT +6:30) local time (30 Apr 2021 20:47 GMT)
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.86°N / 96.95°E (Hpa-an District, Kayin State, Myanmar (Burma))
Primary data source: NCS
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