M 5.6 in Myanmar on 29 Sep 2022 22:22 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 165.131 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.0617 , 94.9275
Event Date: 29 Sep 2022 22:22 UTC
30 Sep 2022 04:52 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
3.1 million in MMI IV
Source: NEIC us6000ipft
Inserted at: 29 Sep 2022 23:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.4 (Myanmar)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000ipft Scaled population (raster) 0  
  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
1464944 0 29 Sep 2022 22:22 5.5M, 159.288km 3.81 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1464948 0 29 Sep 2022 22:22 5.6M, 165.131km 3.93 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:44 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 Sagaing (population 4,799,735) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1464944 23.054/94.909 5.5 159.3 3.808 29 Sep 2022 22:45 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1464948 23.054/94.909 5.5 159.3 3.808 29 Sep 2022 23:01 00:39 (new episode)
3 0 1464948 23.062/94.928 5.6 165.1 3.838 29 Sep 2022 23:11 00:48 (upd of #2)
4 0 1464948 23.062/94.928 5.6 165.1 3.838 30 Sep 2022 00:25 02:03 (upd of #3)
5 0 1464948 23.062/94.928 5.6 165.1 3.838 30 Sep 2022 22:40 1d 00:17 (upd of #4)
6 0 1464948 23.1/94.897 5.6 150.0 3.931 07 Oct 2022 23:50 8d 01:28 (upd of #5)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sagaing Myanmar 4.4 million people
Magwe Myanmar 160000 people
Chin State Myanmar 9300 people
Mandalay Myanmar 500000 people
Manipur India no people
Shan State Myanmar 2700 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pyingaing Sagaing Myanmar Village - 14 km
Kinbin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 20 km
Chaungzon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 24 km
Taunbyinnge Sagaing Myanmar Village - 26 km
Taungbyu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 30 km
Palinget Sagaing Myanmar Village - 32 km
Sabade Sagaing Myanmar Village - 32 km
Kaduma Sagaing Myanmar Village - 34 km
Kabaunggya Sagaing Myanmar Village - 36 km
Nwedan Sagaing Myanmar Village - 38 km
Sinaingma Sagaing Myanmar Village - 39 km
Kin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 41 km
Ingyinbin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 42 km
Ngôngyaung Sagaing Myanmar Village - 42 km
Poktaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 47 km
Ywathit Sagaing Myanmar Village - 48 km
Inma Sagaing Myanmar Village - 48 km
Winmana Sagaing Myanmar Village - 49 km
Pyinth Sagaing Myanmar Village - 49 km
Nagadwin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 50 km
Kyauk-o Sagaing Myanmar Village - 54 km
Kabyit Sagaing Myanmar Village - 58 km
Mawtongyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 59 km
Ye-u Sagaing Myanmar Village - 61 km
Kanbalu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 62 km
Kazet Sagaing Myanmar Village - 64 km
Theingon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 64 km
Lèdi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 66 km
Kalewa Sagaing Myanmar Village - 66 km
Zigon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 67 km
Tongyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 67 km
Kani Sagaing Myanmar Village - 68 km
Magyigon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 69 km
Yeshin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 74 km
Chaing Sagaing Myanmar Village - 75 km
Kuzeik Sagaing Myanmar Village - 75 km
Lawtha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 76 km
Ywathit Sagaing Myanmar Village - 76 km
Budalin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 78 km
Kin-u Sagaing Myanmar Village - 78 km
Mawlaik Sagaing Myanmar City 44000 people 82 km
Thinwin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 85 km
Chatkyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 86 km
Tinwagyaung Sagaing Myanmar Village - 88 km
Kokko Sagaing Myanmar Village - 88 km
Kalemyo Sagaing Myanmar Village - 89 km
Wingon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 90 km
Mawlaik Sagaing Myanmar Village - 90 km
Sihaung Ashe Sagaing Myanmar Village - 90 km
Kyaukpyok Sagaing Myanmar Village - 91 km
Tintha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 91 km
Chatle Sagaing Myanmar Village - 92 km
Tatkon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 92 km
Pantha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 93 km
Thayagon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 94 km
Shwebo Sagaing Myanmar City 88000 people 96 km
Myintha Magway Myanmar Village - 96 km
Thazi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 97 km
Zayat Sagaing Myanmar Village - 97 km
Siyin Chin Myanmar Village - 97 km
Ngayinbyo Sagaing Myanmar Village - 99 km
Chaungzon Magway Myanmar Village - 100 km
Ayadaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 101 km
Yuwa Sagaing Myanmar Village - 102 km
Gwebinsho Sagaing Myanmar Village - 103 km
Mozo Magway Myanmar Village - 103 km
Thadutkon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 105 km
Mayin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 106 km
Dathwekyauk Atet Sagaing Myanmar Village - 106 km
Hmantha Sagaing Myanmar Village - 107 km
Male Sagaing Myanmar Village - 107 km
Monywa Sagaing Myanmar City 180000 people 108 km
Wabyu Mandalay Myanmar Village - 108 km
Ywathitkon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 108 km
Yinmabin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 109 km
Kan Magway Myanmar Village - 110 km
Taungbon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 111 km
Kyundaw Sagaing Myanmar Village - 111 km
Kawlin Sagaing Myanmar Village - 112 km
Alezu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 112 km
Chinbyit Sagaing Myanmar Village - 116 km
Kyaukmyaung Sagaing Myanmar Village - 116 km
Minywa Sagaing Myanmar Village - 117 km
Kaungkasi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 117 km
Wetlet Sagaing Myanmar Village - 117 km
Chaunggyi Mandalay Myanmar Village - 118 km
Myinza Magway Myanmar Village - 118 km
Sunle Sagaing Myanmar Village - 119 km
Pinlebu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 121 km
Wuntho Sagaing Myanmar Village - 121 km
Mingon Sagaing Myanmar Village - 121 km
Kyaukkyi Mandalay Myanmar Village - 121 km
Salingyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 121 km
Wabyudaung Mandalay Myanmar Village - 123 km
Kinmun Sagaing Myanmar Village - 123 km
Shwedakya Sagaing Myanmar Village - 123 km
Paungdawu Sagaing Myanmar Village - 123 km
Saingdu Magway Myanmar Village - 125 km
Palè Sagaing Myanmar Village - 125 km
Thitseingyi Sagaing Myanmar Village - 126 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Kalemyo KMV 152 Civ. Paved No 5500 91 km
Monywar 91 Civ. Unpaved No 4700 94 km
Gangaw GAW 233 Civ. Unpaved No 3800 128 km

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Kintat Mu 1997 48 km
Thaphanseik Mu 2001 52 km
Kabo Dam Offstream Mu River -99 91 km

More information

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