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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: M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Myanmar time = UTC +6:30
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D 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
    EMSC Myanmar Apr 13 13:55 6.9 137 MAP I Felt It
  • Dhaka - It vibrated for a good 30 seconds
  • greater noida - Around IST 9:20am. I was lying on the bed. And felt a little dizzy. Nothing in the news as such.
  • Kolkata - Bed and furnitures were shaking
  • Dhaka - I am safe
  • Howrah - No damage to property, but felt twice between 19:25 and 19:30 hrs
  • Dhaka - Significant shaking for a good bit of time, but nothing displaced or broken.
  • Dhaka - No damage
  • imphal - It is as strong as was on 7th january
  • dhaka - new year is enjoying with earthquake..ALLAH HO AKBER
  • Dhaka - It almost felt like that the everything on the computer table is going to fall down. I had to hold my monitor to stop it from falling down. I probably would have ran out of the building if my computer casing started to shake.
  • Tezpur, Assam - I am anyway seismophobic. So every time there's an earthquake, it's a bad experience for me!
  • Dhaka - I thought my house was gonna fall apart. Man that feels like at least a 7.5 to me.
  • Kolkata - This was a second experience for me.. And it was not quite scary. But people did panic.
  • Ngwesaung Beach - We are in our Hotel room second floor. Bed and walls started shaking at 2035 lcl time.
  • Dhaka - I was at coaching my centre studying and we felt the tables and chairs shake.
  • Ngwesaung Beach - Bed and walls were shaking at ca. 2035 lcl time.
  • Guwahati - The duration was about 60 sec and was very scary.
  • Kolkata - This was a second experience for me.. And it was not quite scary. But people did panic.
  • Lhasa - I was sitting in my room and feel mino shaking and than light shaking, can hear sounds from window frame and walled furnitures which last few seconds. It was 22:00 local time. The hotel later confirmed this earthqake.
  • Silchar - It was a massive earthquake...
  • Kharagpur - Bed was moving
  • Imphal - It was 3 min earthquake around 7:25 pm ( local time)
  • Kolkata - Lasted for around 1 min
  • Dimapur - Ooooo Omg feel like i was going to fall
  • Kathmandu - felt swaying left to right then it shifted front to back swaying. lasted much longer than the quake we felt on the 9th here in Kathmandu
  • Dhaka - Small piece of my apartment broke off. All the cars were moving
  • Paro - Uma Hotel, Paro. Lt to mod.
  • City - It was very scary.....
  • Kolkata - Couch was lightly moving, stopped then lightly moved again
  • Dhaka - Window cracked
  • Jorhat - The Earth just shook for nearly 40 sec nd the earthquake came in 2 diffrent waves the second wave was longer then the first building, trees nd other structures moved in periodic movement. Luckly no damage is seen till now in this area.....
  • Ngapali - Two tremors, seemed to be a minute or so apart, no damage
  • aizawl mizoram - No serious damages as far as I can know I can hear it sound it's like roar
  • Biratnagar - It was okay. None of my property were damaged
  • Kathmandu - No damage at all but we felt it.. I was in room and my bed and hanger was shaking..
  • Jorhat - It was quite frightening. We ran out to the verandah and hugged the main pillar for support instead of running out to the road. Also we switched off all the electrical components.
  • Kharagpur - Table and chair where I was working were shaking uncomfortably for at least ten seconds. There is no apparent damage.
  • Kolkata - I was on my bed and the bed was shaking mildly. At first it was relatively weak and was steady for 5 seconds. Then I stood up and saw the ceiling fan was wobbling and everything was swaying. This time it was a shaky one
  • CHERRAPUNJEE - AT OFFICE WITH 4 PEOPLES IN SAME BUILDING, FELT AS FLIGHT WAS FLOWING OVERBUILDING.AND IN A SECOND OR SO THE ENTIRE BUILDING WAS SHAKING.THANKS GOD NO CASUALITY
  • Nay Pyi Taw - Most of the people who live in our story are going down to building.
  • Bhalokpong - This was the longest one I have felt yet It stopped for about 5min and it continued.... The whole building was vibrating... I thought some heavy vehicle was passing by but to realise that it is nothing than an earthquake. I had leave my dinner on the table rushed out... Infact this was like a pre warning of the mother earthquake.
  • imphal - My sitting chair was shaking left to right, my dad's went under the bed to escape out from the falling of bricks and other materials from the roof or wall I just sit quite while around after 1 and half min. it just stop.
  • Tripura - It a very strongly earthquake I fell even the ground is shaking
  • Dimapur - Its was terrifying
  • DHAKA - Really strong I felt it while sitting in chair I mean first time to feel that strong.
  • DIPHU - I WAS ON MY WAY TO THE MARKET WITH MY FRIENDS. SUDDENLY, THE ROAD WAS SHAKING & THE PEOPLE WERE ALL CAME TO THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD,EVEN THE VEHICLES WERE STOPPED FOR THERE WERE NO PLACE TO DRIVE ON. EVERYONE WERE PANICKED. AND ALL THE FACES WERE SAD. EVEN I WAS VERY AFRAID. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I WAS SO AFRAID OF EARTHQUAKES IN MY LIFE. I THOUGHT OF GOD & ON THE OTHER HAND NEPAL ONLY.....
  • Thimphu - Felt the shaking at 8 pm local time in Thimphu, Bhutan. It went on for more than 20 seconds. Ran out of the building on the second jolt.
  • Kolkata - I was attending a function, when I suddenly realized that the chairs were moving, and along with them me. there was no damage, but it was scary...
  • Imphal - The quake if lasted a little longer could have done a lot of damages including taking a lot of lives. I just came out of the bathroom and the whole world just started shaking and I could hear a lot of noises like things were clanking amongst themselves. I stood still and experienced myself shaking shaking and the neighbor's building was swaying.
  • Village - At Tsaru village, little bit shake but no damage. Thank God
  • Kolkata - I was sitting on my bed waiting for the toss for the clash btw mi and kkr. I felt that something is shaking at high intensity although it was moderate and thankfully no damage done.
  • GEOFON Myanmar Apr 13 13:55 6.9 136 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Jessore - I felt it for 5 seconds with light shaking
  • Yangon - Couch shook. TV moved a bit. Shook, stopped. shook again.
  • Bagan - Felt while eating outside.
  • Ngwesaung Beach - We are in second floor in our room. Bed started shaking.
  • Gurgaon - Am in office and felt the chair shaking
  • Mandalay - no damage
  • Dhaka - Well, I am not sure on how strong is strong. The building was shaking, and lasted around 15 seconds. No property damage.
  • Dhaka - Gentle tremors for a few seconds and then followed by very strong pulses. More rhythmic, than a violent shake.
  • EMSC Myanmar Mar 23 10:50 4.5 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Mar 23 10:49 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Mar 07 12:23 4.5 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Mar 07 12:23 4.5 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Mar 07 03:13 4.7 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Mar 07 03:13 4.8 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region Mar 05 11:20 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Feb 08 11:05 3.8 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region Feb 07 23:31 4.5 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region Feb 07 23:31 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Feb 01 19:48 3.8 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jan 03 23:05 6.7 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Dhaka - Everyone woke up from their sleep
  • Dhaka - Very strong earthquake
  • Kolkata - shaking bed.
  • Shillong - Started off very small. Reached its peak at about 10 seconds. Lasted for a total of about 30-40 seconds
  • Dhaka - I was awake. It was really a terrible experience. I felt like the building will collapse!
  • Monywa - I just woke up.
  • Dhaka - Horrible. Still scared.feels like that there is more to come
  • Rampurhat - Very disappointing.
  • nagaland - It was hell.
  • Shillong - Woke all of us up with the shaking and lasted for 30-40 secs. 4.35-37
  • Dhaka - Everyone at the house was awakened
  • Bankura - sleep is broken
  • Dhaka - Its a huge earthquake. thought today is my last day.
  • Dhaka - Similar experience to Northridge in Southern California (rolling rather than jerky). Woke me up and went on for a while (maybe 20 seconds?). No aftershocks yet. Bell in the room started ringing from the motion, but nothing fell off shelves.
  • Dhanmondi - scary
  • Kolkata - I was awake. Felt the table shake and saw the lamp swing.
  • Guwahati - It hit around at 4:35 a.m indian standard time, it was a very strong shaking, in 5 sec i was on street with my parents.
  • Dhaka - No damage happens
  • Dhaka - Earthquake/4th January 2016: Very strong shaking when my wife was in night prayer. I felt the strong shaking and wake up from sleep. We all go out from the 5 storied building. Rashid, Mohamamdpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Bokaro/Jharkhand - I was slept n suddenly my bed started to shake so hard that I woke up N saw table bed tv cupboard everything shaking hardly. V were running outside bt den it stopped. I must say it was d very violent n horrifying earthquake I felt at our place till now. Guys pls b careful N also do inform ur family n frnds to stay alert. Tc God Bless
  • India - it was a long shaked.my just call me up after the few second of an earthquake.
  • Khulna - khulna
  • Dhaka - I was in 4th floor of 6 stories building and I believe, it was the worst earthquakes I ever experience! I never had any experience like that in my home State in Texas.
  • Siliguri - Around 4.30 am whole place was shaking for 20 seconds
  • Churachandpur - It was horible. Thought the some one shaking my bed. God saves us. Churachandpur, manipur
  • Shillong - No damage but strong...everyone was out of the house.
  • bathanmura - strong shaking my bed n woke up damn scare all the furniture were shaking
  • silchar - Strong shaking ,no damage
  • Guwahati - Woke up in terror...it lasted for almost 40 seconds...heard things fall...i think worst earthquake in 50 years....hope and pray everything and everyone is safe and sound
  • Mymensingh - My bed was shaking strongly. I nd my family woke up. it was about 6.7 dimension. source- Manipur, India
  • Bongaigaon - I am a doctor and was having night duty, was in deep sleep suddenly woke up due to violent shaking,,first time in life I experienced so strong earthquake. Then patients came to emergency with head injuries n I attended to dem
  • Nadia - It was a really strong shake.everyone woken up from sleep.
  • Shillong - 1st time feel this kind of Earth quake it was very Scarry....all i can hear is only the sound of the window n the sound of the people out side.it was 4.46 - 4.47 it last nearly 1min i was looking at my bro n say that Earthquake seriously it was scarry Thank God for guiding us
  • Guwahati - I felt the quake on today I.e on 4th Jan 2016..at nearly 4.35 am..it was really very 😓..and due to the shock..i jst ran from my bed!
  • Andal - At about 4.38 AM, we felt our bed shaking.. It was horrible..l
  • UBKV, Pundibari - Shook terribly, windowpanes produced horrible sound. Lasted for around 10 secs. No such damages reported yet
  • Meghalya, Tura - No damage caused as such...
  • mathabhanga, coochbehar - First shake 30sec thn stay 1min
  • Bajo - It was a very strong shake n made me wake up from my deep sleep.Dogs started barking outside. No news of damages. Hope everybody is safe around the world.
  • Kolkata - It was medium shaking, not much scared. Hope no damage and all r safe. God bless us.
  • Guwahti - Alarmed.
  • Guwahati assam - It's about 5:27am. Wow no destruction. Thank God. But it a was great one of course. I think the centre is in Manipur n the shockwaves will quake soon I guess
  • Senpara,Raninagar,Domkal - I am Abusaid.I felt today's earthquake.
  • kolkata - Very strong shaking...
  • Dimapur - It was the first time an earthquake this bad occured in Nagaland. It lasted for around 20 secs or so and made everyone leave homes and screaming. Luckily, by the grace of God, no damage was done.
  • Mayapur, west Bengal - Felt the house rocking, objects on shelf clattering, I thought they would fall. 20 seconds later it subsided.
  • Guwahati - Last for around 10 sec. A little crack in wall.
  • howrah - The earthquake was strong enough to break my sleep as I felt distinct shaking movement.i went to my parents room n checked them they were fast asleep.Quickly checked social media and confirmed .I was terribly scared hope everything is fine
  • guwahati - I was in deep sleeping . Suddenly started shaking,was in 5th floor so felt very strong shaking lasts for 1 min. It was a horrible experience.
  • paro - Lasted more than a mints...was too strong..
  • Shillong - Shakin took my son n started running
  • Imphal - Jerky shaking character, not the usual side to side movement we usually have been used to. Praying for minimal damages only.
  • kolkata - i was sleepin at 0448hrs when i felt it and it lasted for 5-7sec. it was good as if i was lying in train and its moving too slowly.
  • Jessore - ঘুম থেকে উঠে পাশের ঘরে যেতেই খেয়াল করলাম শোকেসের ভেতরে রাখা গ্লাসগুলো কাঁপছে। ৩-৪ সেকেন্ড স্থায়ী ছিল।
  • Dhaka - Iwas sleeping. Due to earthquake all the furniture including 6 Storied building were :
  • kolkata - Very bad shaking
  • Shillong - No damage so far, but a jolt that woke everyone up. Hopefully there won't be any aftershocks. Very scary experience.
  • Kolkata - Woke up from my sleep with a feeling of my bed shaking around 4:30am.Thought it was a dream.No damage as of now in and around my area
  • haflong - Terrible earthquake last for 2min
  • guwahati - Was in deep sleep. At around 4-38 a.m. felt the abrupt shaking and rigorous noise of my building shaking and ran from the first floor. Very much shaken and it may reverse again.
  • Imphal - awaken from sleep at around 4: 40 am and went for 2 minutes.....
  • Doom dooma - At 4:35 am an earthquake occured in northeast india. I was in my bed and was woked up by my mom. It was harmless here and hope everywhere must be safe....😊
  • manipur/imphal - it was the first time in my life i saw shaking like that
  • siliguri - Moderate shaking , woke us up
  • siliguri - felt the earhquake this morning...was a dreadful experience.. no damage yet.. thanks to god..
  • burdwan - i was sleeping..felt as if body is shaking..woke up and sat..was horrified..never had so severe an experience in life..the bed shook so violently for some secs...may God save us...
  • BERHAMPORE - Near 4.30 am I felt very strong shaking and woke up last few seconds was more heavy shaking
  • Yangon - Light shaking early morning around 5:30
  • dhaka - Woke up suddenly. Thanks to Allah for save us. My fan front of my head was shake for a while.
  • kolkata - i felt that my bed are shaking.
  • imphal - Its fearfull and never come across such a strong shaking....some household goods broke down..thank God we are fine.
  • imphal - It was the most dangerous shaking I ever felt I was asleep then the extreme shake woke me up the whole building started shaking. Was very scary. Hope everyone is ok
  • silchar - Alhamdulillah we are safe, it was very strong, today most of the people were present in fajar salah due to scare of earthquake, in shaa Allah Allah may increase their iman. May Allah save our family from upcoming earthquake
  • Shillong - It was a huge earthquake 1st time in my life, people of Shillong waking up from their bed and went.. Out of their houses...
  • Kangpokpi,Manipur - I was sleeping hardly suddenly i was moving on mybed i was thinking who is trying to wake me up after a few seconds it began to shake more and more my bed began to move too and fro. It was to hard that it woke me up very fast and ran away with my younger bro and sistr .
  • shillong - The only thing I cried was,"Father in the Name of Jesus protect us!", repeatedly.And He did! Praise Him. Time to get your hearts right with God folks. ..the next time you may not get a second chance. These things are bound to happen..before Jesus Christ returns as the King of Kings and the Lord of lords to judge the world. Wake up!
  • North Garo hills,Meghalaya - experience this kind of shaking for the first time,thank God we are save .
  • Tripura - Omg... First tym in my life i felt the strongest earthquake ever.. I was sleeping, nearly 4.40 am i felt like any elephant such strong something shaking my bed badly!
  • Kolkata - It felt like I am sitting in a train moving to and fro. It didn't caused any damages.
  • Imphal - This is d first time in Manipur ever experienced such a disaster.. Oh my God I thought that m dead it was so scary sounds still lingering in my ears, the bell of the temple near my house ringing by themselves. I saw the star were all so bright at 4:50 am it was amazing, I just hug my mom so tight closing eyes n praying to God. N just it was pass but I can still feel the moment.. No aftershock till now..
  • Silchar - Tremendous long shake ever experienced. Several cracks are developed.
  • Shillong, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills, Meg - Never experience such a strong shake. First time in my life.. 5-6 mins shake lasted.. People r running up n down.. but stilll no damages. Thanks God
  • Dhaka - i was dreaming that my mother died and i was expecting that my father was in the bathroom just when i felt a shake but when i woke up around 5:00 my mother did not die but i was right that my father was in the bathroom. i got up from our bed then i asked my mother "what was happening when i was sleeping?" mother told me "it was an earthquake.
  • Milo MAINE - This is the second one I have felt in 2 months. Last night 1/4/16 around 00:30 I was woken by a horrific sound. I seriously thought my roof was caving in. I did some investigating inside and out. Nothing was out of the ordinary. The first one I felt was just a loud bang, my fiance and it both felt the house feel like it moved. Being upstair in an old balloon frame house it feels very odd! I have not seen any reports on local earthquakes but that's my only conclusion
  • Kolkata - beds were shaking, windows too making sounds, enough to wake up
  • Manipur,churachandpur - This is just the beginning more is coming its gonna be like NEPAL everyone needs the SEAL OF GOD to overcome all this
  • Imphal - Very strong and severe quake.Woke up n jump from the bed and ran out of the house as soon as possible.
  • kalimpong - Woke up more to the sound than the shaking. Lasted for quite a while.No damage here.
  • kalimpong - Woke up more to the sound than the shaking. Lasted for quite a while.No damage here.
  • torpa - Almira was shaken.
  • Kolkata - I woke up as i heard my sliding windows making sound & bed was shaking. Also outside crows & dog started making sounds.
  • Manipur - Never seen before; I'm 35 year old!; it was very strong!
  • Silchar - Very strong shaking was felt with huge rattling sound..i ran with bare feet.. cracks in the wall n plasters fell down from many places has been seen after the shake @GH-5 AUS.. all stay safe. Prayers :
  • Kolkata - (It was around 4:30 AM Woke up to find my bed shaking but never before had I experienced rattling of the doors in 3rd floor.My neighbor had also woken up and talking loudly and excitedly.Thank God it lasted for a few seconds.
  • shillong - Was awake n sudenly evrytng startd shaking n thngs startd faling, we ran outside but was surprised that non of r neighbours were bothered 2 cum out,it lasted for about 30 seconds.It was the 1st time in my life that i experienced such a horrifying earthquake. Just think of the quake that hit Nepal,thank God that ours was a minor one and pray that it won't return.No major damages heard till now in shillong.
  • Kolkata - At around 4-40 AM, the chair I was sitting on, started shaking sideways, leaving me dumbfounded! This is the first time, I felt an earthquake. I checked my watch to set the time. The shaking went on till 4-45 AM. Everything was shaking, a tremor was going through the whole house. But I had to be keen to notice it. I was in a 2 storey building.
  • kolkata - it was a very strong shaking in the early morning 4.40 am when i could hear the glass showcase in me bed room shaking as well the building , i am in top floor , the whole suburb had come out on the road .the whole thing lasted close to 1-2 min.
  • Tenga - Very scary experience... Whole building, window pains ceiling... Everything was shaking. We ran out of the building the same moment. All safe no damage so far.
  • Lamka,Manipur - frst experience..so strong.......was on my bed and ut was shaking..so terrifying
  • Churàchandpur Lamka - First time in my 43 years that i felt the strogest earthquake ever
  • Dhaka - It was very dangerous.Thanks to Allah that he saved us.
  • North Lakhimpur - i was sleeping when the earthquake is being..it was really a big shaking,it was shaking almost 2 minute in here..if here stays any big building then it would be destroyed but god bless there is no any big building in here thank god
  • shillong - god damn scread... man! Earily in the morning .... 4:35... I suddenly hear the sound and woke up and see that i'm shaking.... And i shouted, run3 and light was offed , i was confuse where to run cus in our area everywhere there was buldings....................
  • Kokkata - Very Severe shaking. All the cupboards,windows were shaking and rattling against each other. Very scary.
  • Darjeeling - I was about to fall sleep. It felt like I was dreaming, but then when the shaking continued, I realized it was a quake. Though it was long it did not cause any visible damage.
  • shillong - Its was a strong shaking..... I was really scared.... I thought the building next i mean back at our house will collapsed but thanks to god no damaged at all
  • SHILLONG - There is no damage
  • Kolkata City - This is the most violent yet short-span earthquake experience I have encountered. I was in deep sleep on first floor of my house & suddenly I felt as if someone pushed firmly & I woke up. I started hearing loud shouting of crows & birds outside, even when it was dark outside. This must be one of the mini heart attack experience for anyone. Just imagine what whould have happened to the people of Manipur. May God help them.
  • Imphal - I was sleeping and then in 4:45 am suddenly a super earthquake came and i called my mom then all the people, my parents and me came out of the buiding no property damage yet and i want that gods may help us
  • Thanylin - Was woken at circa 5.30am 4th Jan 16 by my bed bein shaken and rattling of closed doors and furniture
  • Ramkrishnanagar - So strong shaking, ever experienced.
  • Siliguri - Was sleeping when i suddenly was awakened by the quake at around 4:35a.m. which lasted for around 30secs
  • Kolkatta - I felt i was in a swing my bed was shaking like that while am sleeping
  • Kolkata - I suddenly woke up by a strong shaking of the bed and felt as if someone was shaking it. It took me a while to realise that it was an earthquake and that too, quite a stong one. Thankfully no property was damaged. This was one of the worst experiences of my life.
  • Kolkata - Was awakened by the shake..
  • Sylhet - It was 5:12am when the earthquake struck our place.everything started shaking i could feel my bed moving violently and i just sat in my bed watching everything instead of hiding under my bed or table.everyone in our neighbour were seen awake as they had the same experience! .Later the shaking stopped but still i could feel everything vibrating .It was like for 45seconds.Thanks to the Almighty ,there were no destruction and everything was fine.Alhamdulillah
  • Kolkata - I was sleeping on the bed then i feel that my bed is moderately shaking ..
  • Manipur - it's frist in my life
  • Kalanki - i was sleeping at that time
  • Dhaka - It was around 5 am in my place that i felt the quake. I live on the first floor and even i felt the hard shaking, my bed, window, table everything was shaking and the duration was for around 7 sec.
  • jalukie - jalukie. the quake lasted for about 30 seconds. it was horribly the strongest shake experience. cups and utensil in the kitchen fell and got broke in the quake
  • Tamenglong Imphal - House crack
  • Kohima, Nagaland - the sound of the tremor itself was terrifying, the neighbours shouting and yelling...it shook for about 10 seconds.....it was a horrifying experience. Felt the aftershock at around 9 again for about 2 seconds. No damages or casualties heard so far and we thank God for that.. I hope and pray God will keep us all safe....
  • Ak Toba - My pot out side on my porch fell of and broke and my collection of rakes fell over also my harry potter book fell over with the magic in the earthquake
  • siliguri - i felt like i am dreaming
  • kohima - I was sleeping and then suddenly my sister woke me up screaming, I felt dizzy n was confused why was da earth shaking,ran outside to find the people of kohima shouting ,no casualties ,but my first time experiencing such a harsh shake.
  • Aizawl - Everything is shaking....
  • Kohima - Was in deep sleep. All of a sudden felt the house swaying so woke up. It was a scary experience. We all ran down to the street. Swaying was initially sideways, then front to back and finally settled down with a violent rattle. It was a creepy feeling to see the entire town awake, people shouting and dogs barking. If it had lasted longer, it would have been a disaster.
  • Shillong - I was shock and scared
  • dimapur - was watching a movie when suddenly all the doors and windows started banging to all of my sudden I recollected that it was an earthquake.it was trembling severely, first ever tragic experience in my life
  • Imphal - one of the most violent shaking i ever felt in my life.
  • pallel - Very strong shaking nd i thought must be 6.5 in my mind..looked at the time and was 4:35a,m lasted for few seconds..
  • Manipur - Two person died in Jiribam sub-Division of Manipur during the quake
  • Silchar - I was half asleep when my dad shouted dat an earthquake occurred I woke up but was shocked ... the bed started shaking very heavily we couldn't stand properly somehow all of us ran n opened d gate n we stood outside ... we were all worried n shaking ... d water tank almost had cracks n some items fell from der place... god I m still shivering now hope we don't face another earthquake today ...
  • Dhaka Bangladesh - We are all out of House during Showing at morning 5.05am
  • Jorhat - About morning 4.30 bed, door & window shaking in full swing
  • Manipur - scary...
  • Williamnagar, Meghalaya - I tought that, my day has come to an "END".... Finally !!!
  • Gazipur - Scary man... stong shacking
  • EMSC Myanmar Nov 27 12:04 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO

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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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