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M 4.6 in Myanmar on 13 Jan 2018 23:29 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: 4.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 23:29 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 4100000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 23:47 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.4 (MMR)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000cjdw (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 835 | About casualties: 79 | Last hour: 0

Myanmar's Bago region hit by 6.0 magnitude earthquake
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:20:00 +0100   mid-day (en)

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude hit Myanmar's Bago region in the early hours of Friday, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said. Representational picture. An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude hit Myanmar's Bago region in the early hours of Friday, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said. The epicenter was 27.

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Fourteen earthquakes hit Myanmar so far this year
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:28:00 +0100   mmtimes (en)

A Total of 14 moderate to strong earthquakes hit Myanmar in the first 12 days of the year but their close intervals are not an indication that a big one is coming soon, Myo Thant, vice chairman of the Myanmar Earthquake Committee (MEC) said. On January 10, seven earthquakes struck the country, including a moderate quake with 5.

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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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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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