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M 5.5 in Myanmar on 07 Jan 2018 06:47 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: 5.5M
  • Depth: 22.77 Km
  • 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 of the alert score: 6.4 (MMR)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: MMR= 6.4; IND= 4.6

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000c1my (neicid)

Latest media headlines

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Two moderate quakes hit Myanmar
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 05:53:00 +0100   mmtimes (en)

Two moderate earthquakes, including one with a 5.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, shook Myanmar on Sunday but there were no reports of major damages or injuries, an official of the meteorology and hydrology department said. The first tremor struck at dawn near Gwa township in Rakhine State at about 5am, with a strength of 4.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (67), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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