Earthquakes in Burma
In Burma there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Measured against the size of the country, earthquakes occur very rarely.
Since 1950 more than 180 people have been killed by direct consequences of earthquakes. 1 earthquakes also caused a subsequent tsunami, which claimed further lifes and damages.Other natural hazards in Burma:
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Earthquakes in Burma since 1950The strongest earthquake in Burma happened on 03/21/1954 in the region Calcutta, Cuttack, Bhagalpur with a magnitude of 7.4 on the Richter scale.
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. . doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K
. Several data have been summarized and translated.
All information without guarantee.