5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 10:56

Yangon: An earthquake measuring 5. 0 on the Richter scale jolted northern Myanmar`s Mandalay region with two aftershocks of magnitude-4.0 and 5.4 Friday evening, according to State Hydrology and Meteorology Department.

The temblor had a depth of 20 km with its epicentre being about 96 km from Mandalay and eight km south of Tabeikkyin in the same region. It occurred at 6.23 pm.
There was no immediate report of any casuality or damage to property in the quake-hit region.


First Published: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 10:56

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