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M 6 in Myanmar on 11 Jan 2018 18:26 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC us2000cifa
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 18.363, 96.0795
  • Time (UTC): 11 Jan 2018 18:26:24
  • Time (ECT): 11 Jan 2018 19:26:24
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.4 (MMR)

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1193952 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1193952
0.01 realtime 2018-01-11 18:43:38 Few people affected 0
  Earthquake 211149
0.89 realtime 2018-01-11 18:43:38 4 million Few people affected 0
  Shakemap 1
0.01 realtime 2018-01-11 18:54:22 Few people affected No people affected 0
Close
11 Jan 2018 18:26 6M, 10km 6.89 4 million 00:16 NEIC NEIC
1193974 0.06

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1193974
0.06 realtime 2018-01-11 19:54:21 Few people affected 0
  Earthquake 211171
0.91 realtime 2018-01-11 19:54:21 4.1 million Few people affected 0
  Shakemap 4
0.06 realtime 2018-01-11 20:39:45 Few people affected No people affected 0
Close
11 Jan 2018 18:26 6M, 10km 6.94 4.1 million 01:20 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 4.1 million people
75 km 2.2 million people
50 km 530000 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

The earthquake happened in Myanmar , Division of Pegu (population 4,809,368) . The nearest places are Ko Pau Te, Thitkyi, Kayuchaung, Ko Kyaban Te, Sabyin, Lèkywettè, Shana Te, Atet Bandayaw, Tebinlu, Aunghla Te, and Kyaukkyi.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Pegu Myanmar 4.8 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ko Pau Te Bago Myanmar Village6 - 14 km
Thitkyi Bago Myanmar Village5 - 17 km
Kayuchaung Bago Myanmar Village6 - 17 km
Ko Kyaban Te Bago Myanmar Village5 - 18 km
Sabyin Bago Myanmar Village5 - 19 km
Lèkywettè Bago Myanmar Village6 - 23 km
Shana Te Bago Myanmar Village6 - 26 km
Atet Bandayaw Bago Myanmar Village6 - 27 km
Tebinlu Bago Myanmar Village6 - 28 km
Aunghla Te Bago Myanmar Village6 - 30 km
Thewa Bago Myanmar Village6 - 32 km
Ko Pale Te Bago Myanmar Village5 - 33 km
Yongyaung Bago Myanmar Village5 - 35 km
Foucar's Bago Myanmar Village6 - 35 km
Pyu Bago Myanmar City 40000 people 37 km
Kocha Te Bago Myanmar Village6 - 37 km
Haingyu Bago Myanmar Village5 - 39 km
Kanyutkwin Bago Myanmar Village5 - 40 km
Zalokkyi Bago Myanmar Village5 - 40 km
Gobintha Bago Myanmar Village6 - 40 km
Pyuzu Bago Myanmar Village4 - 42 km
Alanzu Bago Myanmar Village6 - 43 km
Bon Chaung Bago Myanmar Village6 - 44 km
Kanzu Bago Myanmar Village5 - 44 km
Okpo Bago Myanmar Village5 - 45 km
Amegon Bago Myanmar Village6 - 47 km
Bogyisakkan Bago Myanmar Village5 - 47 km
Banbyaw Te Bago Myanmar Village6 - 47 km
Budalet Bago Myanmar Village6 - 47 km
Zayat Bago Myanmar Village5 - 48 km
Myogyaung Bago Myanmar Village6 - 48 km
Payagwin Bago Myanmar Village6 - 49 km
Pènwègon Bago Myanmar Village5 - 50 km
Kywebwe Bago Myanmar Village5 - 50 km
Gyobingauk Bago Myanmar City - 51 km
Sanbok Bago Myanmar Village5 - 51 km
Zigon Bago Myanmar City - 52 km
Okpo Bago Myanmar Village4 - 53 km
Buyagon Bago Myanmar Village6 - 53 km
Kanna Banlaung Bago Myanmar Village4 - 53 km
Màgaung Bago Myanmar Village6 - 56 km
Baingda Bago Myanmar Village6 - 56 km
Kaingdagyi Bago Myanmar Village6 - 56 km
Othegon Bago Myanmar Village4 - 57 km
Letpangon Bago Myanmar Village5 - 57 km
Gyobin-aing Bago Myanmar Village6 - 57 km
Kyauktaga Bago Myanmar Village5 - 57 km
Pyinmabin Bago Myanmar Village5 - 57 km
Mon Bago Myanmar Village5 - 58 km
Obogan Bago Myanmar Village5 - 58 km
Pado Bago Myanmar Village5 - 58 km
Minhla Bago Myanmar City - 59 km
Zayatkyi Bago Myanmar Village4 - 60 km
Nattalin Bago Myanmar City - 61 km
Oktwin Bago Myanmar Village5 - 62 km
Gyogyagan Bago Myanmar Village6 - 63 km
Tetswe Bago Myanmar Village6 - 64 km
Hmyagyaung Bago Myanmar Village5 - 64 km
Gyihauk Bago Myanmar Village6 - 64 km
Sitkwin Bago Myanmar Village4 - 65 km
Gyogon Bago Myanmar Village6 - 65 km
Bayanathe Bago Myanmar Village6 - 65 km
Inyagyi Bago Myanmar Village4 - 65 km
Dathwegyauk Bago Myanmar Village6 - 65 km
Hmattaing Bago Myanmar Village6 - 65 km
Kyaungbya Bago Myanmar Village5 - 65 km
Paungde Bago Myanmar City 36000 people 66 km
Kawbyin Bago Myanmar Village4 - 66 km
Dawe Bago Myanmar Village6 - 67 km
Tantabin Bago Myanmar Village4 - 68 km
Mayangyaung Bago Myanmar Village5 - 68 km
Tabye Bago Myanmar Village5 - 68 km
Legu Bago Myanmar Village6 - 68 km
Daiktu Bago Myanmar Village6 - 69 km
Kyaukkyi Bago Myanmar Village4 - 69 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Taungoo 46 0 81 km
Hydro-dams
Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Taungnawin Taungnawin Creek -99 86 km

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