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Myanmar Earthquake

Postby sobamy » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:26 pm

Just received the news from GDACS.

Red earthquake alert (7M,depth:229.4km) in Myanmar (M”ng Hai) 24/3 13:55UTC, Pop100km:1.1m http://www.gdacs.org - JRC‏

On 3/24/2011 1:55:36 PM UTC (about 20:35h local time) an earthquake of magnitude 7 occurred in the highly populated region of Shan State in Myanmar. The nearest populated places are: M?ng Hai (16km), Wan Ai-hsam (15km), Wa Nai-ng?nsumkan (18km), Wan Hw?-sai-kao (19km), Wan Tong (5km), Wan Pa-pu (5km), Pang Nam-het (11km), Wan Ta-ma (12km), Wan Mu-hs? Hsensawmawng (11km), Wan Hkang Ho-paw (17km). The closest civilian airport is Tachilek (47km).


Source: World Data Centre for Seismology, Denver (NEIC) M
Magnitude: 7 M
Depth: 229.4 km
Location (Lat/Long): 20.898 | 99.883
Country: Myanmar
Province: Shan State
Region: Myanmar
UTC/GMT (Greenwich time): 3/24/2011 1:55:36 PM
Estimated local solar time: 3/24/2011 8:35:08 PM
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby user66 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:25 am

Hope no serious damages and lost of life happen

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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby sobamy » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:23 am

Let's pray and hope so. It's quite near home now. Wonder if our northern bros felt any tremors.
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby moeyhc » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:42 am

This is earthquake occurs deep into the earth>... should not cause major damage. Hope this is the case.
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby JasonLee » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:47 am

moeyhc wrote:This is earthquake occurs deep into the earth>... should not cause major damage. Hope this is the case.

Bro Moey,

10Km is not so deep - in fact very shallow:

Magnitude 6.8
Date-Time

Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 13:55:12 UTC
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 08:25:12 PM at epicenter

Location 20.705°N, 99.949°E
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles)
Region MYANMAR
Distances 89 km (55 miles) N of Chiang Rai, Thailand
168 km (104 miles) SSW of Yunjinghong, Yunnan, China
589 km (365 miles) NE of Rangoon, Myanmar
772 km (479 miles) N of BANGKOK, Thailand
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 15.4 km (9.6 miles); depth +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles)
Parameters NST=109, Nph=109, Dmin=234.9 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=C
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USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID usc0002aes
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby moeyhc » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:55 am

Bro Jason,

I saw on CNN it's >200km deep. Hope I am right.
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby sobamy » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:02 am

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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby silverbeauty » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:05 am

These quakes creeping nearer to home .... :shock: ... and happening more frequently .. :(

As published by wikipedia, number of quakes since beginning of this year compared with previous years ...

Link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquakes_in_2011
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby sobamy » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:11 am

silverbeauty wrote:These quakes creeping nearer to home .... :shock: ... and happening more frequently .. :(


Sad indeed. The End Of The Times.... [-o< :prayer:
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Re: Myanmar Earthquake

Postby silverbeauty » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:21 am

So does the prediction end of world as posted in Wikipedia starting 21May2011and happening 21Oct2011 hold any water :-k :-'

Link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_end_times_prediction
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