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Green earthquake alert (4.7M,depth:10km) in Myanmar at 4/18/2017 9:13:10 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 4.7M, Depth:10km
  • 18 Apr 2017 09:13:10 UTC
  • 1460803 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.7 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 20.7154, 100.0975
  • Time (UTC): 18 Apr 2017 09:13:10
  • Time (ECT): 18 Apr 2017 11:13:10

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inMyanmar, State of Shan State (population 3,870,921). The nearest places are Wan Pai (2km), Wan Munnanta (7km), Wan Hwè-sai-kao (13km), Ta Makti (13km), Hsentong (15km), and 88 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Tachilek (runway 7000ft, 31km), Ban Houayxay (runway 4900ft, 62km), Keng Tung (runway 4600ft, 80km), Chiang Tai International (runway 9800ft, 87km), Monghsat (runway 5000ft, 90km), and 1 more. 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 790000 people 45
50 km 380000 people 49
20 km 13000 people 10
10 km 6100 people 19



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