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5.5 magnitude quake hits Myanmar

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted northern Myanmar today morning, reports Xinhua.

world Updated: Apr 11, 2013 16:22 IST

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted northern Myanmar on Thursday morning, reports Xinhua.


According to Nay Pyi Taw Hydrology and Meteorology Department, the epicentre of the quake was estimated at about 57.92 kilom southwest of Nay Pyi Taw.

The US Geological Survey said the quake, with a magnitude of 5.2, struck at a depth of 10.10 kilometres.