M 5.5 in Myanmar on 29 Jul 2021 08:39 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 22.8708 , 96.0075
Event Date: 29 Jul 2021 08:39 UTC
29 Jul 2021 15:09 Local
Exposed Population: About 4000 people in MMI VII
3730000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000f051
Inserted at: 29 Jul 2021 09:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.4 (Myanmar)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us6000f051 Scaled population (raster) 2.44  
  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
1388044 1 29 Jul 2021 08:39 5.5M, 10km 6.72 4 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 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 Mandalay (population 5,794,043) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
4000 people
52000 people
220000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1 1388044 22.871/96.008 5.5 10.0 6.724 29 Jul 2021 09:00 00:20 (new episode)
2 1 1388044 22.871/96.008 5.5 10.0 6.724 29 Jul 2021 09:45 01:05 (upd of #1)
3 1 1388044 22.871/96.008 5.5 10.0 6.724 29 Jul 2021 10:44 02:04 (upd of #2)
4 1 1388044 22.871/96.008 5.5 10.0 6.724 29 Jul 2021 20:09 11:29 (upd of #3)
5 1 1388044 22.871/96.008 5.5 10.0 6.724 30 Jul 2021 08:43 1d 00:03 (upd of #4)
6 1 1388044 22.871/96.008 5.5 10.0 6.724 01 Aug 2021 21:09 3d 12:30 (upd of #5)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Mandalay Myanmar 31000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 12000 people
Mandalay Myanmar 130000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 100000 people
Mandalay Myanmar 220000 people
Sagaing Myanmar 950000 people
Shan State Myanmar 8300 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hmantha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 6 km
Wabyudaung Mandalay Myanmar Village - 10 km
Kyaukkyi Mandalay Myanmar Village - 16 km
Chaunggyi Mandalay Myanmar Village - 16 km
Male Sagaing Myanmar Village - 18 km
Gwebinsho Sagaing Myanmar Village - 20 km
Kyaukmyaung Sagaing Myanmar Village - 31 km
Shwenyaungbin Mandalay Myanmar Village - 29 km
Pinkan Mandalay Myanmar Village - 30 km
Wabyu Mandalay Myanmar Village - 40 km
Kin-u Sagaing Myanmar Village - 41 km
Sagadaung Shan Myanmar Village - 45 km
Shwebo Sagaing Myanmar City 88000 people 46 km
Zigon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 46 km
Thitseingyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 50 km
Ngayinbyo Sagaing Myanmar Village - 52 km
Mingon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 56 km
Wetlet Sagaing Myanmar Village - 60 km
Ye-u Sagaing Myanmar Village - 60 km
Kanbalu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 63 km
Ywathit Sagaing Myanmar Village - 65 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Kabo Dam Offstream Mu River -99

More information

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