M 5.5 in Myanmar on 07 Jan 2018 06:47 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 22.77 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.7561 , 94.9132
Event Date: 07 Jan 2018 06:47 UTC
Exposed Population: 1180000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c1my
Inserted at: 07 Jan 2018 07:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 6.4 (MMR)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: MMR= 6.4; IND= 4.6

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Myanmar ,of Sagaing (population 4,799,735) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
25000 people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1193410 24.756/94.913 5.5 22.77 4.78 07 Jan 2018 07:09 00:22 (new episode)
2 0.01 1193410 24.756/94.913 5.5 22.77 4.78 07 Jan 2018 08:50 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sagaing Myanmar 25000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 410000 people
Manipur India 810000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 3.9 million people
Manipur India 1.7 million people
Nagaland India 1.4 million people
Kachin State Myanmar 1.5 million people
Chin State Myanmar 76000 people
Assam India 15.4 million people
Shan State Myanmar 60000 people
Mandalay Myanmar 390000 people
Mizoram India 10000 people
Meghalaya India <1000 people
Magwe Myanmar 56000 people
Chittagong Bangladesh 3.3 million people
Tripura India 160000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Nawngsansaing Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 4 km
Tawngbohla Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 14 km
Gwedaukkon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 15 km
Nawngpu-awng Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 16 km
Tatkon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 19 km
Myene Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 23 km
Kawya Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 27 km
Natset Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 33 km
Maungkan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 36 km
Chattrik Manipur India Village5 - 37 km
Thanan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 39 km
Naungmo Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 44 km
Sinlamaung Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 44 km
Nyaunggon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 46 km
Shwelebo Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 46 km
Bombal Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 47 km
Minya Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 49 km
Tonmalaw Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 53 km
Saingkyu Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 56 km
Zawgyi Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 60 km
Kyundaw Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 61 km
Namhta Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 62 km
Naungketsha Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 63 km
Kauktaung Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 65 km
Tonsaga Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 66 km
Naungkan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 68 km
Sittaung Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 69 km
Kaungkasi Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 71 km
Thoubal Manipur India Village5 41000 people 92 km
Imphal Manipur India City 210000 people 98 km
Hungphun Manipur India Village5 - 66 km
Somra Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 69 km
Kampha Manipur India Village5 - 75 km
Layshi Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 76 km
Ywathitkon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 81 km
Mansi Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 82 km
Pinkha Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 83 km
Naungkan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 84 km
Kyundaw Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 85 km
Nampagan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 85 km
Tamu Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 85 km
Pinlebu Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 89 km
Saibom Manipur India Village5 - 90 km
Hwepanan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 94 km
Minsin Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 96 km
Thadutkon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 96 km
Yawpami Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 97 km
Magyibin Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 99 km
Kakching Manipur India Village4 30000 people 99 km
Htidawgaing Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 101 km
Yebawmi Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 101 km
Yuwa Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 101 km
Laluri Nagaland India Village5 - 102 km
Meza Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 103 km
Inbin Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 104 km
Kalapahar Manipur India Village5 - 105 km
Sochumei Manipur India Village5 - 105 km
Mayang Imphal Manipur India Village5 20000 people 105 km
Alezu Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 107 km
Mankat Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 108 km
Pantha Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 109 km
Sekkyu Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 110 km
Salem Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 111 km
Maram Manipur India Village5 - 112 km
Tinwagyaung Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 112 km
Oinnam Manipur India Village4 - 113 km
Kaunghein Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 113 km
Pegon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 114 km
Chekrima Manipur India Village5 - 114 km
Sunle Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 115 km
Manseim Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 115 km
Kaungra Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 116 km
Tatkon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 116 km
Nungkuinu Manipur India Village5 - 117 km
Yeshin Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 118 km
Lawtha Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 118 km
Kauktaung-anauk Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 119 km
Langga Manipur India Village5 - 119 km
Nami Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 119 km
Jun Manipur India Village5 - 119 km
Moirang Manipur India Village5 16000 people 120 km
Tsutuho Nagaland India Village5 - 120 km
Maung Te Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 121 km
Padeigon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 121 km
Wuntho Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 123 km
Pahtwe Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 123 km
Tabaw Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 124 km
Sezin Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 124 km
Sathazum Nagaland India Village5 - 124 km
Htun Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 124 km
Dathwekyauk Atet Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 125 km
Magyigon Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 129 km
Kohima Nagaland India Village4 80000 people 129 km
Mawtongyi Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 130 km
Tinmaung Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 130 km
Mawlu Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 132 km
Kawlin Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 132 km
Mawhun Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 133 km
Mawlaik Sagaing Myanmar City 44000 people 135 km
Jotsama Nagaland India Village5 - 135 km
Meza Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 135 km
Taloulong Manipur India Village5 - 135 km
Sanlaik Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 136 km
Kwinhe Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 136 km
Lukami Nagaland India Village5 - 137 km
Chaton Nagaland India Village5 - 138 km
Ainda Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 138 km
Indaw Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 138 km
Mulam Manipur India Village5 - 140 km
Heinsun Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 141 km
Naba Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 141 km
Shipungrr Nagaland India Village5 - 144 km
Pyinth Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 144 km
Ywahaung Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 146 km
Bilmyo Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 146 km
Mohnyn Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 147 km
Yezami Nagaland India Village5 - 148 km
Kongtal Chin Myanmar Village5 - 150 km
Pegin Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 150 km
Sempang Manipur India Village5 - 150 km
Kyunbyintha Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 150 km
Nwedan Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 151 km
Phellong Manipur India Village5 - 153 km
Mechangbung Manipur India Village5 - 154 km
Chashinya Assam India Village5 - 155 km
Mangweyang Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 155 km
Inma Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 156 km
Hwekum Sagaing Myanmar Village5 - 156 km
Teikhang Manipur India Village5 - 157 km
Kadonyat Kachin Myanmar Village5 - 157 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Homalin HOX unknown 0
Imphal Municipal IMF 775 Civ. Paved Yes 9000
Khamti KHM 183 Civ. Paved No 4200
Dimapur DMU 148 Mil. Paved Yes 7300
Kalemyo KMV 152 Civ. Paved No 5500
Kumbhirgram IXS 108 Civ. Paved Yes 5800
Rowriah JRH 87 Mil. Paved No 9000
Bhamo BMO 113 Civ. Paved No 5500
Nampong YNP 143 Mil. Paved No 8500
Myitkyina MYT 144 Mil. Paved No 6000
Monywar 91 Civ. Unpaved No 4700
North Lakhimpur Lilabari IXI 100 Civ. Paved No 5400
Chabua 107 0
Chabua DIB 110 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Tezpur 73 0

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