M 5.8 in Myanmar on 31 May 2023 11:20 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 25.1168 , 96.1871
Event Date: 31 May 2023 11:20 UTC
31 May 2023 17:50 Local
Exposed Population: 8 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000k58h
Inserted at: 31 May 2023 11:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.4 (Myanmar)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.3 0
us7000k58h Scaled population (raster) 2.94  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.15  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1508490 0 31 May 2023 11:20 5.8M, 10km 7.45 8 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 Myanmar ,of Kachin State (population 1,037,585) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
8100 people
12000 people
250000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1.3 1508490 96.187/25.117 5.8 10 7.448 31 May 2023 11:42 00:22 (new episode)
2 1.3 1508490 96.187/25.117 5.8 10 7.448 31 May 2023 13:25 02:05 (upd of #1)
3 1.3 1508490 96.187/25.117 5.8 10 7.448 01 Jun 2023 11:40 1d 00:20 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Kachin State Myanmar 2300 people
Sagaing Myanmar no people
Kachin State Myanmar 36000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 3400 people
Kachin State Myanmar 220000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 21000 people
Kachin State Myanmar 1.3 million people
Sagaing Myanmar 1.1 million people
Shan State Myanmar 14000 people
Nagaland India no people
Yunnan China 9400 people
Manipur India no people
Mandalay Myanmar 2100 people
Kachin State Myanmar 66000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 46000 people
Shan State Myanmar 220000 people
Nagaland India 100000 people
Yunnan China 320000 people
Manipur India 56000 people
Mandalay Myanmar no people
Arunachal Pradesh India <1000 people
Assam India 2400 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Sanlaik Kachin Myanmar Village - 3 km
Pahtwe Kachin Myanmar Village - 18 km
Manseim Sagaing Myanmar Village - 25 km
Mangweyang Kachin Myanmar Village - 27 km
Sezin Kachin Myanmar Village - 31 km
Loipaw Kachin Myanmar Village - 34 km
Bilmyo Kachin Myanmar Village - 35 km
Kaungra Kachin Myanmar Village - 36 km
Hopin Kachin Myanmar Village - 38 km
Thunghkung Kachin Myanmar Village - 38 km
Meza Kachin Myanmar Village - 39 km
Kwinhe Kachin Myanmar Village - 42 km
Mohnyn Kachin Myanmar Village - 43 km
Nawku Kachin Myanmar Village - 30 km
Kadonyat Kachin Myanmar Village - 40 km
Pinbaw Kachin Myanmar Village - 44 km
Yebawmi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 49 km
Hwepanan Sagaing Myanmar Village - 50 km
Lungjahkyet Kachin Myanmar Village - 52 km
Mawhun Kachin Myanmar Village - 53 km
Manna Kachin Myanmar Village - 54 km
Naihtu Kachin Myanmar Village - 60 km
Lonkin Kachin Myanmar Village - 60 km
Sahmaw Kachin Myanmar Village - 62 km
Htidawgaing Sagaing Myanmar Village - 65 km
Nami Sagaing Myanmar Village - 65 km
Kumhtat Kachin Myanmar Village - 66 km
Ainda Sagaing Myanmar Village - 66 km
Lachang Kachin Myanmar Village - 67 km
Lachi Ga Kachin Myanmar Village - 68 km
Mansi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 69 km
Kamaing Kachin Myanmar Village - 69 km
Tonsaga Sagaing Myanmar Village - 69 km
Mawlu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 71 km
Karin Kachin Myanmar Village - 71 km
Namhta Sagaing Myanmar Village - 73 km
Hkamti Kachin Myanmar Village - 75 km
Nhkum Kachin Myanmar Village - 75 km
Kansi Kachin Myanmar Village - 76 km
Thayetta Kachin Myanmar Village - 77 km
Lawa Kachin Myanmar Village - 77 km
Mogaung Kachin Myanmar Village - 78 km
Numnawn Kachin Myanmar Village - 80 km
Lahkum Kachin Myanmar Village - 81 km
Maihtingyang Kachin Myanmar Village - 81 km
Saingkyu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 82 km
Pinkha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 83 km
Hpawngtut Kachin Myanmar Village - 85 km
Nampagan Sagaing Myanmar Village - 86 km
Hkahpauk Kachin Myanmar Village - 86 km
Namkyinli Kachin Myanmar Village - 87 km
Inbin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 88 km
Tingring Kachin Myanmar Village - 91 km
Sonpu Kachin Myanmar Village - 91 km
Shirang Sagaing Myanmar Village - 91 km
Tabaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 92 km
Minsin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 92 km
Tahona Kachin Myanmar Village - 92 km
Sinbo Kachin Myanmar Village - 94 km
Naungkan Sagaing Myanmar Village - 95 km
Namhkam Kachin Myanmar Village - 95 km
Naba Sagaing Myanmar Village - 96 km
Kaunghein Sagaing Myanmar Village - 97 km
Shaduzup Kachin Myanmar Village - 100 km
Mankat Sagaing Myanmar Village - 100 km
Indaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 100 km
Sekkyu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 101 km
Kauktaung-anauk Sagaing Myanmar Village - 101 km
Heinsun Sagaing Myanmar Village - 103 km
Tonmalaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 103 km
Mahtangkawng Kachin Myanmar Village - 103 km
Katha Sagaing Myanmar Village 38000 people 104 km
Mawgyan Kachin Myanmar Village - 104 km
Tasaing Kachin Myanmar Village - 105 km
Mahkyetkawng Kachin Myanmar Village - 105 km
Singkanng Hkamti Sagaing Myanmar Village - 109 km
Kyundaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 109 km
Ywahaung Sagaing Myanmar Village - 110 km
Meza Sagaing Myanmar Village - 111 km
Panpa Kachin Myanmar Village - 112 km
Talawayi Kachin Myanmar Village - 114 km
Hka-u Kachin Myanmar Village - 115 km
Kawala Sagaing Myanmar Village - 115 km
Nantan Kachin Myanmar Village - 116 km
Naungkan Sagaing Myanmar Village - 116 km
Maungkan Sagaing Myanmar Village - 116 km
Lachau Sagaing Myanmar Village - 116 km
Man Pang Kachin Myanmar Village - 118 km
Shwegu Kachin Myanmar Village - 118 km
Yele Kachin Myanmar Village - 118 km
Leiksin Kachin Myanmar Village - 118 km
Padeigon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 118 km
Nawngpu-awng Sagaing Myanmar Village - 118 km
Dumsu Yang Kachin Myanmar Village - 119 km
Kawya Sagaing Myanmar Village - 120 km
Thamainggyi Kachin Myanmar Village - 121 km
Sinlamaung Sagaing Myanmar Village - 121 km
Tawngbohla Sagaing Myanmar Village - 122 km
Tatkon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 122 km
Man Wein Kachin Myanmar Village - 122 km
Ngosin Shan Myanmar Village - 123 km
Myitkyina Kachin Myanmar City 89000 people 124 km
Lalawng Ga Kachin Myanmar Village - 128 km
Thagaya Kachin Myanmar Village - 128 km
Janhtang Sagaing Myanmar Village - 128 km
Pegin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 128 km
M├Ęzali Sagaing Myanmar Village - 129 km
Magyibin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 130 km
Lawngnang Kachin Myanmar Village - 131 km
Thabyetha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 132 km
Nawngsansaing Sagaing Myanmar Village - 132 km
Walawbum Kachin Myanmar Village - 133 km
Naungmo Sagaing Myanmar Village - 134 km
Kawlum Sagaing Myanmar Village - 157 km
Chattrik Manipur India Village - 159 km
Lweje Kachin Myanmar Village - 186 km
Kampha Manipur India Village - 196 km
Qingping Yunnan China Village - 198 km
Longchuan Yunnan China Village - 198 km
Nongdao Yunnan China Village - 205 km
Molo Shan Myanmar Village - 205 km
Namhkam Shan Myanmar Village - 208 km
Ruili Yunnan China City - 208 km
Yunrang Kachin Myanmar Village - 213 km
Mawtongyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 218 km
Tatkon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 228 km
Kho-nung Shan Myanmar Village - 228 km
Mawlaik Sagaing Myanmar City 44000 people 244 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) Distance
Khamti KHM 183 Civ. Paved No 4200 109 km
Nampong YNP 143 Mil. Paved No 8500 115 km
Myitkyina MYT 144 Mil. Paved No 6000 121 km
Homalin HOX unknown 0 131 km
Bhamo BMO 113 Civ. Paved No 5500 143 km

More information

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