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Moderate magnitude 4.6 quake hits 65 km west of Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Burma) in the morning

Thu, 18 Nov 2021, 03:25
4.6 quake 18 Nov 8:52 am (GMT +6)
4.6 quake 18 Nov 8:52 am (GMT +6)
India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Myanmar (Burma) near Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine District, Mon State, 32 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Thursday, November 18th, 2021, at 8:52 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 183.2 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Martaban (pop. 48,600) located 64 km from the epicenter, Thongwa (pop. 52,500) 65 km away, Mawlamyine (pop. 438,900) 65 km away, Thaton (pop. 123,700) 66 km away, Kyaikkami (pop. 48,100) 70 km away, Mudon (pop. 89,100) 77 km away, Hpa-An (pop. 50,000) 83 km away, Syriam (pop. 69,400) 91 km away, and Yangon (pop. 4,477,600) 102 km away.

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Date & time: Nov 18, 2021 8:52 am (GMT +6) local time (18 Nov 2021 02:52 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 183.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.43°N / 97.02°E (Andaman Sea, Myanmar (Burma))
Primary data source: NCS

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