jueves, 13 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.8M,depth:89.68km) in Myanmar at 7/13/2017 5:03:31 AM

Green Earthquake in Myanmar


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:89.68km
  • 13 Jul 2017 05:03:31 UTC
  • 1125008 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.8 M
  • Depth: 89.68 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 23.5443, 94.5488
  • Time (UTC): 13 Jul 2017 05:03:31
  • Time (ECT): 13 Jul 2017 07:03:31

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inMyanmar, Division of Sagaing (population 4,799,735). The nearest places are Kaunggwe (7km), Inmatin (9km), Mawlaik (44000 people , 16km), Banbwegon (18km), Lawtha (23km), and 51 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Kalemyo (runway 5500ft, 64km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 600000 people 34
50 km 140000 people 18
20 km 41000 people 33
10 km 12000 people 39



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