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Myanmar - Earthquake (GDAS, USGS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 30 July 2021)

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  • An earthquake of 5.5 M at a depth of 10 km occurred on 29 Jul at 8.39 UTC (15.09 local time) in central-northern Myanmar, close to the border between Mandalay and Sagaing Regions. The epicentre was about 3 km south-east of Thabeikkyin Town (Mandalay) and 42 km northeast of Shwebo City (Sagaing).
  • According to USGS PAGER, up to 3,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 50,000 to strong shaking.
  • Media report a number of damaged houses in Thabeikkyin, but no injuries thus far.