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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 4:12 pm (GMT +6) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 4:12 pm (GMT +6) Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 4:12 pm (GMT +6)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 59 km depth

21 Jan 10:15 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
21 Jan 10:20: Now using data updates from GFZ
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21 Jan 14:58: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.8 to 58.7 km (from 35 to 36 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.5 km (5.3 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Jan 21, 2022 10:12:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 4:12 pm (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 58.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.0823°N / 93.8207°E (Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma))
Antipode: 23.082°S / 86.179°W
Nearest volcano: Lower Chindwin (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
442 km (274 mi) NNW of Nay Pyi Taw (pop: 925,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 8.4°C (47 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.459 kmMyanmar (Burma): 23 Km NE of Falam, MyanmarUSGS
5.457 kmMyanmar (Burma): MYANMAR-INDIA BORDER REGIONEMSC
5.459 kmMyanmar (Burma): Myanmar-India Border RegionRaspberryShake
5.660 kmMyanmar (Burma): MyanmarNCS
5.510 kmMyanmar (Burma): Near ChittagongRENASS
5.368 kmMyanmar (Burma): Myanmar-India Border RegionGFZ
5.458 kmMyanmar (Burma): MyanmarTMD
5.377 kmMyanmar (Burma): Myanmar-India Border RegionGeoAu

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Chottogram (220.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Felt just now | 2 users found this interesting.  
In Chawkbazar, Chittagong (218.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : It was of mild shaking. It moved me side to side as I was lying in bed after lunch at around 3:45 pm.  
Chittagong nasirabad (220 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : I was sitting with my phone , and all of sudden that shaking happened which made me feel my building was moving for a second and later on it became fine thank god!  
Chottogram (223.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : I was lying on my bed & watching videos on my phone that time my bed was shaken. I thought I was dilemma but when some of my friends also noticed the earthquake at the same time then I confirmed that the earthquake occured  
near Khawhai, Champhai district, Mizoram (67.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I am in the sitting room it shake a second only. | One user found this interesting.  
04:18pm (363.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Browsing my Laptop on Table. | One user found this interesting.  
Itanagar (444.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Weak Shaking  
Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh (262.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Weak Shaking  
Durgapur, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal (662.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chottogram (224.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Raojān, Chittagong, Chittagong (206.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s : I was laying on bad i felt it  
Chittagong (220.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Just shaking  
Aizawl (132.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dhaka (357.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Frightening  
Dhaka 1229 (355.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Saiha, Mizoram (112.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Above 5 ritcher scale  
Saiha, Mizoram (112.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Above 5 ritcher scale  
Chottogram (224.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : হঠাৎ করে ঝাঁকুনি অনুভূত হয়েছে।  
Chottogram (220.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
near Khawhai, Champhai district, Mizoram (67.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Shillong, East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya (338.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Chottogram (219.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Chattogram (227.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Little vibrating  
Chittagong (222.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Mymenshingh, Bangladesh (413.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Guwahati (395.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Chittagong (217.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Chottogram (221.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very low but shaky  
Chottogram (220 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Sitting on a bench  
Cox’s Bāzār, Chittagong (263.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dhaka, bangladesh (360.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Weak horizontal shake  
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