5.5 magnitude quake hits Myanmar

Last Updated: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 12:10 hrs

-ANI): A moderate earthquake measuring 5. 5 on the Richter scale jolted northern Myanmar Thursday morning, according to Nay Pyi Taw Hydrology and Meteorology Department.

Occurring at 10:17:04 local time (03:47:04 GMT), the epicenter of the quake was estimated at a location about 57.92 kilometers southwest of Nay Pyi Taw.

The U.S. Geological Survey said earlier the quake, with a magnitude of 5.2, struck at a depth of 10.10 km.

So far, there is no immediate report of casualties and damages to properties in the quake-hit area. (Xinhua-ANI)

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