6.8 Magnitude Quake Kills 25 People Over Myanmar

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At least 25 people were killed and dozens of resource persons from buildings destroyed by the earthquake, Myanmar, near the border areas with Thailand hit. An earthquake measuring 6.8 degrees on the Richter scale last night at 08:55 local time clock.

As previously reported, 25 the street, Friday feel to March 2011, an earthquake within a radius of 800 kilometers, is located at coordinates North 8:56 latitude, longitude 99.83.

Officers warned the authorities of Myanmar is still possible toll increase. Tarlay particularly in the city, the area near the epicenter. This place has been confirmed that 11 men and 13 women the resource persons were killed by the earthquake.

The earthquake destroyed five buildings and 35 monasteries in the city center. Most of the victims were caused by falling debris killed resources,  the official said. After the uterus, there are certain areas that are hard to give evacuation by means of the earthquake still are.

The earthquake about 585 kilometers north of Yangon, with a depth of 40 km, was felt in Hanoi and parts of China.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), originally as the earthquake of 7 on the Richter scale. However, power numbers to 6.8 degrees on the Richter scale contacts adapted.

Aftershocks can occur even stronger, reaching 5.4 on the Richter scale. Centre for the second replication was located near the border with Thailand and Laos, with a depth of only 10 km.

He felt a strong jolt of Myanmar in Yunnan, the city Menghai. A total of 350 students were evacuated from the earthquake. Residents of the city of Nanning in southern China, is located at a distance of 900 kilometers from the epicenter also feel the vibration. However, no significant damage here.

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