Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Loilem District, 149 km east of Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma), on Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 11:42 pm (GMT +6:30) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Loilem District, 149 km east of Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma), on Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 11:42 pm (GMT +6:30)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 1 km depth

17 Feb 18:00 UTC: First to report: TMD after 47 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 17:12:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 11:42 pm (GMT +6:30)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.1°N / 98.43°E (Shan State, Myanmar (Burma))
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (92 mi) ENE of Taunggyi (pop: 160,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Fang (Chiang Mai, Thailand) (pop: 7,640) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WNW of Tachilek (pop: 51,600) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Mae Chan (Chiang Rai, Thailand) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WNW of Chiang Saen (Chiang Rai, Thailand) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NW of Chiang Rai (Thailand) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NE of Loikaw (Kayah) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNE of Mae Hong Son (Thailand) (pop: 9,110) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NW of Pa Daet (Chiang Rai, Thailand) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) ENE of Nay Pyi Taw (pop: 925,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.9°C (64 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Primary data source: TMD (Earthquake Observation Division of Thailand)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.31 kmMyanmar, Myanmar (Burma)TMD

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