M 4.9 in Myanmar on 31 Aug 2020 21:09 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 1232534
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 123.56 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.9255 , 95.2427
Event Date: 31 Aug 2020 21:09 UTC
01 Sep 2020 03:39 Local
Exposed Population:
830000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Aug 2020 21:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.4 (Myanmar)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Myanmar= 6.4; India= 4.6


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bfgi Scaled population (vector) 5.93  
  C1 earthquake 0.89  
  C2 earthquake -0.28  
  Country Vulnerability -0.47  
  INFORM_normalised 1.15  
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),