M 5.1 in Myanmar on 24 Apr 2018 12:23 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1141131
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 18.3457 , 96.1139
Event Date: 24 Apr 2018 12:23 UTC
Exposed Population: 4100000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Apr 2018 12:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.4 (Myanmar)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.1
us1000dr8g Scaled population 6.33  
  C1 earthquake 0.89  
  C2 earthquake -0.28  
  Country Vulnerability -0.47  
  INFORM_normalised 1.15  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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A moderate earthquake of magnitude 5.3 Richter Scale with its epicenter inside Myanmar (about 25 miles southeast of Kalay) latitude 22.93°N, longitude 94.55°E, depth 118 kilometers about 118 miles northwest of Mandalay seismological observa
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Earthquake jolts SylhetTue, 24 Apr 2018 10:15:00 +0200.

A moderate earthquake has jolted different parts of Sylhet. Measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale, the tremor was felt around 10:08am on Tuesday morning, according to Sylhet Met office. The epicentre of the quake was in Mawlaik, Myanmar, some
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Magnitude 5.2. earthquake felt in SylhetTue, 24 Apr 2018 09:53:00 +0200.

Ittefaq Report. A moderate earthquake jolted different parts of Sylhet on Tuesday. Measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale, the tremor was felt around 10:08 am, according to Sylhet Met office. The epicentre of the quake was in Mawlaik, Myanmar,
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Moderate earthquake jolts northwestern MyanmarTue, 24 Apr 2018 08:56:00 +0200.

YANGON, April 24 (Xinhua) -- A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Myanmar's northwestern Sagaing region on Tuesday, according to the Meteorology and Hydrology Department. The earthquake struck at 10:29 a.m. local time (0359 GMT). Its epicenter
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),