Green alert: earthquake M 4.7 in Myanmar on 2/14/2018 7:14:01 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 14 Feb 02:40

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.7 in Myanmar on 14 Feb 2018 07:14 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

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

Earthquake Magnitude: M4.7Depth: 81.37 KmEvent Date UTC: 14 Feb 2018 07:14Exposed Population: 2900000 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened inMyanmar, Division of Pegu (population 4,809,368). The nearest places are Shwedaung (4km), Sindè (7km), Pye (11km), Kyadet (12km), Nwegauk (14km), and 68 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Prome (runway 4500ft, 11km). The nearest ports are Prome (7km), and Sandoway (97km).

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 2.1 million people 121 50 km 1.3 million people 173 20 km 440000 people 350 10 km 92000 people 294


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