M 5.6 in Laos on 08 Sep 2018 02:31 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.3319 , 101.5523
Event Date: 08 Sep 2018 02:31 UTC
Exposed Population: 2220000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000hat7
Inserted at: 08 Sep 2018 02:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.2 (Laos)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Laos= 6.2; China= 3.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000hat7 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.13  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1227465 0.01 08 Sep 2018 02:31 5.6M, 10km 5.93 2.2 million 00:17 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in China ,of Yunnan (population 40,970,460) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
7300 people
210000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1227465 23.332/101.552 5.6 10 5.93 08 Sep 2018 02:52 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1227465 23.332/101.552 5.6 10 5.93 08 Sep 2018 04:35 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Yunnan China 3500 people
Yunnan China 220000 people
Yunnan China 1 million people
Yunnan China 20.5 million people
Phongsali Laos 150000 people
Lai Chau Viet Nam 450000 people
Shan State Myanmar 220000 people
Louang Namtha Laos 100000 people
Lao Cai Viet Nam 1100 people
Oudomxai Laos 19000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Tung-kuan-shao Yunnan China City - 17 km
Mo-chiang Yunnan China City - 18 km
Man-lo Yunnan China Village5 - 29 km
Pa-li-tsun Yunnan China Village5 - 39 km
Shang-t'ang Yunnan China Village5 - 42 km
Mo-hei-ching Yunnan China City - 44 km
Manijie Yunnan China Village5 - 45 km
Man-lien Yunnan China Village5 - 48 km
Yüan-chiang Yunnan China City - 53 km
Lao-ma-chai Yunnan China Village5 - 54 km
Hsin-fu Yunnan China City - 59 km
Pu-erh Yunnan China City - 59 km
Ta-ching Yunnan China Village5 - 64 km
Simao Yunnan China Village4 69000 people 79 km
Fu-hsing-chen Yunnan China Village5 - 80 km
Ssu-mao Yunnan China City - 85 km
Lo-sa Yunnan China Village5 - 73 km
Man-pa Yunnan China Village5 - 75 km
Chiang-hsi Yunnan China Village5 - 75 km
Wadie Yunnan China Village5 - 77 km
Jiasa Yunnan China Village5 - 79 km
Nan-te Yunnan China Village5 - 82 km
Pa-tien-tu Yunnan China Village5 - 83 km
Pao-mu-ching Yunnan China City - 84 km
Enle Yunnan China Village5 - 84 km
Chen-yuan-ku-chin Yunnan China City - 86 km
Chen-yüan Yunnan China City - 86 km
Ching-ku Yunnan China City - 88 km
Yisa Yunnan China Village5 - 88 km
Chiang-cheng Yunnan China City - 89 km
Yangwu Yunnan China Village5 - 89 km
Hsin-ying-p'an Yunnan China Village5 - 90 km
Niujie Yunnan China Village5 - 92 km
Lüchun Yunnan China Village5 - 93 km
Hsiang-yen-ching Yunnan China City - 93 km
I-hsiang-ching Yunnan China City - 96 km
Man-mei-pa Yunnan China Village5 - 96 km
Meng-wang Yunnan China City - 97 km
Huangzhulin Yunnan China Village5 - 98 km
Lan Toui Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 101 km
Daqiao Yunnan China Village5 - 101 km
Chu-peng-chai Yunnan China Village5 - 102 km
Shiping Yunnan China Village5 - 103 km
Zhehou Yunnan China Village5 - 105 km
Ching-ku-chieh Yunnan China City - 105 km
Feng-po Yunnan China Village5 - 105 km
Sanmeng Yunnan China Village5 - 107 km
Huanian Yunnan China Village5 - 107 km
Nan-sung-tu Yunnan China Village5 - 109 km
Ta-ping Yunnan China Village5 - 113 km
Meng-keng Yunnan China Village5 - 114 km
Baxin Yunnan China Village5 - 115 km
Ban Pa Phang Lai Chau Vietnam Village5 - 115 km
Liu-shun Yunnan China Village5 - 117 km
Ban Khasela Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 117 km
Ou Neua Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 117 km
Longpeng Yunnan China Village5 - 119 km
Phou Neua Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 120 km
Ta Fou San Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 121 km
Guanting Yunnan China Village5 - 121 km
Mengban Yunnan China Village5 - 122 km
Ban Hoi Va Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 124 km
Li-wei Yunnan China Village5 - 124 km
Dajie Yunnan China Village5 - 125 km
Hoang Lao Sene Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 127 km
Giang Muang Pho Lai Chau Vietnam Village5 - 130 km
Ban Kheu Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 131 km
Goujie Yunnan China Village5 - 132 km
Tuan-shan Yunnan China Village5 - 132 km
Mao-mi-ching Yunnan China City - 132 km
Jianshui Yunnan China Village5 - 133 km
Ming-chia-chai Yunnan China Village5 - 134 km
Lao Sa Chaï Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 136 km
Laojizhai Yunnan China Village5 - 136 km
Moung Ou Tai Phongsaly Laos Village4 - 136 km
Kuo-ti-tang Yunnan China Village5 - 139 km
Lihaozhai Yunnan China Village5 - 142 km
Jingdong Yunnan China City - 142 km
Ban Sinan Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 142 km
Lao-yang-chai Yunnan China Village5 - 143 km
Hexi Yunnan China Village5 - 143 km
Fabiao Yunnan China Village5 - 143 km
Qujiang Yunnan China Village5 - 144 km
Muong Te Lai Chau Vietnam Village5 - 145 km
Pou Phang Lai Chau Vietnam Village5 - 145 km
Banpo Yunnan China Village5 - 145 km
Chen-yüeh Yunnan China Village5 - 146 km
Man-ya Yunnan China Village5 - 147 km
Sop Pong Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 148 km
Ya-kou-chieh Yunnan China City - 149 km
Lan-tsang Yunnan China City - 149 km
Mu-nai-tu Yunnan China City - 150 km
Tonghai Yunnan China Village5 - 150 km
Shuangbai Yunnan China Village5 - 151 km
Yuxi Yunnan China Village5 - 151 km
Miandian Yunnan China Village5 - 153 km
A Kha Poun Pong Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 153 km
Bo Ké Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 153 km
Pai-chia-chia Yunnan China Village5 - 154 km
Man-pang Yunnan China Village5 - 155 km
Muong Nhie Lai Chau Vietnam Village5 - 155 km
Hsiao-meng-yang Yunnan China Village5 - 156 km
Ban Nam Poc Lai Chau Vietnam Village5 - 156 km
Ya Kao Chai Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 157 km
Mengwang Yunnan China Village5 - 158 km
Hsiao-meng-lun Yunnan China Village5 - 159 km
Boshang Yunnan China Village5 - 160 km
Muang Hat Hin Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 160 km
Kao-po Yunnan China Village5 - 160 km
Lin-chieh Yunnan China Village5 - 161 km
I-men Yunnan China Village5 - 161 km
Po Khoa Chay Phongsaly Laos Village5 - 161 km
Lin-tsang Yunnan China City - 162 km
Gejiu Yunnan China City 130000 people 164 km
Shang-kai-hsin Yunnan China City - 165 km
Meng-kan Yunnan China Village5 - 165 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)
Simao SYM unknown 0
Simao North 1303 0
Lincang LNJ 1896 0
Zheli Airfield P 60 0
Gasa JHG 551 0
Mengzi 1296 0
Boun Neua 925 0
Mengla 701 0
Chenggong 1900 0
Kunming / Wuchia Pa KMG 1883 Civ. Paved Yes 11100
Ganhaizi 1920 0
Pingyuanjie 1490 0
Pingyuanjie1 30480 0
Xiangyun 1954 0
Yanglin 30480 0
Dien Bien Phu DIN 484 Civ. Unpaved No 4500
Luang Namtha LXG 600 Civ. Unpaved No 4400
Yuanmou YUA 1219 0
Luliang 1830 0
Keng Tung KET 853 Civ. Paved No 4600

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