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-india Border Region Aug 16 16:39 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Aug 16 16:39 5.1 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
ER Yangon (rangoon), Myanmar Aug 04 09:55 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Yangon - a sharp initial jolt followed by a few gentle shakes
  • Yangon - One big rough shake
  • Yangon - One big rough shake and slow down at 4:40 pm local time
  • yangon - i felt shaking around my home as shake by someone.
  • Yangon - No known damage. Felt as if something ran into the building - a moderate jolt and then a little bit of shaking back and forth.
  • Yangon (Rangoon) - Short intense period of shaking, rather than swaying. Monitor on my desk was wobbling all over the place, but building not swaying too much. No damage noted.
  • Yangon - Moderate shake at today 4:25 pm local tome (GMT+6:30)
  • Yangon - No property damage noticed.
  • Yangon - Felt strong shaking and had to move things to escape damage
  • Yangon - No property damage noticed
  • Yangon - Two sharp jolt. Very noticable. No known damage.
  • Yangon - Felt like something heavy droped on the ground.
  • Yangon - One big rough shake around 4:40 pm local time
  • yANGON - feel like shaking the house , 2-3-seconds
  • Yangon - Experienced gentle swaying of the apartment building where I live. Recent construction (2013) so hopefully up to reasonable standards for Yangon. Building only partly occupied so didn't notice anyone else being alarmed by the quake. Coming from So California seemed quite mild.
  • Yangon - occurred Aug. 4 approximately at 3:40 p.m. local time
  • Yangon - I felt shaking of my home when I was sleeping.
  • Yangon - One big bang.
  • CEIC Myanmar / China (yunnan) Jun 16 19:37 0.1 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region Jun 16 17:39 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Myitkyina - About 2350hrs local time light shaking for about 10 seconds. Enough to take some people out of bed.
  • GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region Jun 16 17:39 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jun 11 15:07 4.2 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jun 11 15:07 4.2 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Jun 08 09:15 4.7 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jun 08 09:15 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jun 07 22:23 4.3 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jun 07 22:23 4.4 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Jun 04 07:20 4.8 50 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Jun 04 07:20 4.8 53 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region Jun 03 05:34 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region Jun 03 05:34 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near South Coast Of Myanmar May 31 17:31 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Yangon - Gentle shaking.
  • Rangoon - Wake up with three or four moves of light shaking
  • Yangon - About three seconds of shaking
  • Yangon - The bed was rocking side to side and I looked at the floor and noticed it was actually the building rocking back and forth
  • Yangon - Tower building I'm in was swaying significantly. Perhaps 2 inch amplitude on 9th floor? 2 minutes past midnight Yangon time.
  • GEOFON Near South Coast Of Myanmar May 31 17:31 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Yangon - The bed rocked from side to side, no damage was caused
  • Yangon - I was lying in my bed, next to my wife. She felt the appartment moving, then I felt it too. Light shaking of the building, twice in about 30 sec. No damage caused. Similar in strength to the earthquake of 30-Jan-2013 that we also felt.
  • GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region May 30 15:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region May 30 15:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region May 30 01:20 5.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Myiktyina - About 0750hrs moderate to strong shaking, that last 20 seconds. Is teh second one in less than 1 week!!
  • USGS Myanmar-china Border Region May 30 01:20 5.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region May 30 01:20 5.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region May 28 03:19 4.6 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar May 28 03:19 4.6 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region May 23 21:55 4.2 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region May 23 21:55 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Myanmar-china Border Region May 23 20:49 5.8 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Downtown Area Hotel - 5;20 am awakened with rolling and swaying lasting 10-20 seconds. no aftershock felt.
  • Myiktyina - About 3am local time strong shake ( pretty much all town woke up with the shake). Some buildings reported light damage (crack in the walls).
  • Dali Yunnan - Woke up with the bed shaking. The hanging lamps were swaying.
  • EMSC Myanmar-china Border Region May 23 20:49 5.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-china Border Region May 23 20:49 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Apr 04 06:57 4.1 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Apr 04 06:57 4.1 53 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Mar 28 03:09 4.4 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Mar 28 03:09 4.4 88 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Mar 22 08:35 4.3 93 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Myanmar Mar 22 08:35 4.6 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Mar 20 04:00 4.7 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Mar 20 04:00 4.5 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar Mar 18 19:20 4.2 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Mar 18 19:20 4.4 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Mar 09 16:03 5.2 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar Mar 09 16:02 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Feb 26 20:58 4.6 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Feb 09 23:24 4.3 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Feb 09 23:24 4.3 55 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Feb 06 15:07 4.2 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Feb 06 15:07 4.6 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Feb 02 16:45 4.3 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar Jan 30 12:17 4.7 87 MAP I Felt It
  • Monywa - Anders Dan Anders group in Monywa experienced light shaking in Monywa (Sagaing Division, Burma). Greets. Manu ER ; Thanks Armand
  • GEOFON Myanmar Jan 30 12:17 4.9 93 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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