M 5.8 in Myanmar on 25 Nov 2021 23:45 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 1298507
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 42.08 Km
Lat/Lon: 22.7997 , 93.5029
Event Date: 25 Nov 2021 23:45 UTC
26 Nov 2021 06:15 Local
Exposed Population: About 95000 people in MMI>=V
1.3 million in 100km
Inserted at: 26 Nov 2021 00:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.4 (Myanmar)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Myanmar= 6.4; India= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0
us7000fx45 Scaled population (raster) 6.06  
  C1 earthquake 0.89  
  C2 earthquake -0.28  
  Country Vulnerability -0.47  
  INFORM_normalised 1.15  
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Myanmar - Earthquake (ECHO 26 Nov 2021)Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:43

  • An earthquake of 6.2 M at a depth of 42 km occurred in central Chin State (north-western Myanmar) on 25 November at 23.45 UTC (26 November at 6.15 local time). The epicentre was approximately 19 km northwest of Hakha City (the capital of Chin State).
  • Up to 76,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.
  • According to media reports, there are no initial reports of damage or casualties as a result of the earthquake.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),