Myanmar earthquake list

Last update: April 26, 2012 at 3:27 pm by By

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in Myanmar (former Burma)

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Label info
: M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Myanmar time = UTC +6:30
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Myanmar Jan 21 21:49 4.3 70 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Jan 12 09:32 4.8 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jan 12 09:32 4.8 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Jan 04 14:28 4.6 126 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jan 03 18:49 5.1 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Jan 03 18:49 5.1 100 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Myanmar Dec 08 07:46 4.8 25 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Dec 08 07:46 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Oct 26 02:21 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar Oct 26 02:21 4.8 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Oct 11 17:41 4.5 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Oct 11 07:30 4.8 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Oct 11 07:30 4.8 86 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Oct 07 19:28 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar Oct 07 19:28 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Sep 22 13:23 4.7 147 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Sep 22 13:23 4.5 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Sep 03 21:39 4.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Sep 03 21:38 4.5 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Myanmar Aug 24 10:34 6.8 85 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Myanmar Aug 24 10:34 6.8 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Yangon - Water sloshing around in fish tank.
  • Patna - No damage to my knowledge
  • Yangon - Felt it on the 3rd floor of office building in capital Yangon. Weak shaking of the floor.
  • Yangon - Felt it on the 3rd floor of office building in capital Yangon. Weak shaking of the floor.
  • Kolkata - Powerful one
  • Dhaka - I was lying down and felt the shaking for a few seconds. Probably 5 to 7 seconds
  • Yangon - Felt it on the 3rd floor of office building in capital Yangon. Weak shaking of the floor.
  • Yangon - SITTING IN A CHAIR AND THEN FELT THE SHAKES, KNEW THAT IT WAS AN EARTHQUAKE
  • Dhaka - no damages
  • Kolkata - very weak shaking
  • Yangon - Some shaking to the building
  • Bangkok - Was felt in high towers. Buildings were balancing, no shaking.
  • Yangon - Undulations felt on 8th floor, like being on a boat. Continued for 20-30seconds
  • Yangon - Light tremors for about 15 seconds. Intensity in Yangon felt about 5
  • Bangkok - Felt it in 27th floor
  • Kolkata - Felt this from Kolkata. I was sitting on a chair and it was shaking.
  • KOlkata - was in office. It was more than 15-20 second long. The quake stayed the whole time we realized, panicked and climbed down the stairs from fourth floor.
  • Yangon - I was on 2nd Floor of the building
  • Yangon - On 11th floor office and felt swaying with blinds and hanging objects swinging
  • Naypyidaw - dazzy
  • Yangon - no damage in Yangon
  • Inle Lake - Alles schudde op en neer. Te voelen door heel het resort
  • Yangon - Sitting in a deserted office on the first floor at a computer felt the floor tremble slightly for a few seconds. No damage and probably imperceptible if I'd been in a crowded office walking around, but was sitting at a computer on a desk chair and felt the floor vibrate for about three seconds under my feet.
  • EMSC Myanmar Aug 23 02:11 5.0 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Aug 23 02:11 5.0 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Aug 01 10:01 5.1 140 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Aug 01 10:01 4.8 134 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jul 29 14:02 4.9 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region Jul 29 14:02 4.7 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jul 27 16:54 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Jul 27 04:20 4.8 99 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jul 27 04:20 4.9 97 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jul 20 03:23 4.2 92 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Jul 20 03:23 4.2 92 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jul 05 09:43 4.3 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Jul 05 09:43 4.2 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jul 01 19:22 4.5 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Jun 22 13:03 4.3 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jun 22 13:03 4.7 104 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jun 20 08:05 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Jun 20 08:05 4.8 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jun 11 18:12 4.7 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region May 27 05:03 4.4 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region May 27 05:03 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region May 19 23:10 4.8 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region May 19 23:10 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region May 12 07:54 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region May 12 07:54 4.7 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Imphal - No damage at all to buildings etc but shaking- and electrical fittings around the house such as chandeliers jangled.
  • GEOFON Myanmar Apr 22 07:50 4.4 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Apr 22 07:50 4.4 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Apr 14 05:41 4.7 75 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Apr 14 05:41 4.6 77 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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