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

Event summary

This earthquake can 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
Inserted at: 07 Jan 2018 07:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.4 (MMR)
INFORM Coping capacity list: MMR= 6.4; IND= 4.6

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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:35:00 +0100.

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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:29:00 +0100.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),