Massive earthquake in Tachilek, Myanmar close to the border with Thailand, Laos and China

This page gives an overview of the different post we have written on this earthquake.
The oldest posts will be at the bottom of the list.

Picture of devastated house after the M 7.0 earthquake in Myanmar/Burma on March 24 2011 - Picture courtesy

Short description
The Myanmar, Tachilek county earthquake occurred in the evening of March 24, 2011 local time.
The earthquake devastated a lot of towns and villages mainly in Tachilek county (Shan province).
The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8 (USGS) at a focal depth of 10 km.
Chinese earthquake authority, who are measuring with their own instruments close to the epicenter area, recorded a M 7.2 magnitude at a depth of 20 km.
The  fault that originated this earthquake is the Nam Ma fault originating from Laos to Myanmar.

Overview of our written posts

April 1 - XX - 702 houses damaged, 3,152 people homeless and 18,000 people affected (Part 4)

March 27/31 - No official casualty and damage updates since March 25! (Part 3)

March 27 - Dead and destruction after the massive earthquake in the Shan border area of Myanmar (Burma) - Part 2

March 27 - Pictures of the devastation after the deadly earthquake in Tachileik, Myanmar

March 24/27 - Deadly earthquake in the border area of Myanmar, Thailand and Laos

March 25 - M 7.2 earthquake Myanmar - Earthquake Graphics you should see

Other earthquakes in 2011 which have affected Burma / Myanmar in 2011

The Yunnan earthquake from March 10 occurred in the same greater area than the March 24 Myanmar earthquake. Yunnan borders at the Shan province in Myanmar. The Yunnan earthquake killed 24 people in Yingjiang and surrounding area.

March 10 “ Yingjiang, Yunnan China earthquake videos

March 10 “ Death and destruction after a strong earthquake in Yunnan, China (part 2)

March 10 “ Deaths and injuries from very dangerous earthquake in Yingjiang, Yunnan, China

February 4 “ Dangerous earthquake near the Myanmar / India border