Magnitude-7.0 quake hits Myanmar
A magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck eastern Myanmar yesterday, the US Geological Survey reported.
The epicentre, in the hills of Myanmar close to the borders with Thailand and Laos, was only 10 kilometres deep. No tsunami warning was issued.
It was located 90 kilometres north of Chiang Rai in Thailand and 235 kilometres north-north-east of Chiang Mai, Thailand's second city and a popular tourist destination.