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M 4.8 in Myanmar on 12 Jan 2018 15:23 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Jan 2018 15:23 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 3690000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Jan 2018 15:46 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.4 (MMR)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000ciw6 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 444 | About casualties: 39 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake hits Myanmar, no damage reported
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 07:23:00 +0100   BangkokPost (en)

MAE HONG SON: An earthquake with a 5.2 magnitude shook Myanmar on Sunday morning according to the Seismology Observation Office of the Thai Meteorological Department. There were no initial reports of damage or casualties. The department said the quake occurred at 6.29am (Thailand time).

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Earthquake hits inside Myanmar
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0100   BangkokPost (en)

MAE HONG SON: An earthquake with a 5.2 magnitude occurred inside Myanmar on Sunday morning but no damage has been report, according to the Seismology Observation Office of the Thai Meteorological Department. According to the office, the quake occurred at 6.

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Fifteen earthquakes hit Myanmar in two weeks: official
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:45:00 +0100   elevenmyanmar (en)

A total of 15 earthquakes, including the January 12 shallow 6.0-magnitude quake, have struck around Phyu, a town in Taungoo District, Bago Region within two weeks, says Dr Yin Myo Htwe, deputy director from the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). “Until now from January 1, many earthquakes were recorded.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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