Thursday, March 24, 2011

7.0 Quake Strikes Burma

Officials: 7.0 Quake Strikes Burma

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YANGON, Burma (AP) — A monitoring agency says a 7.0-magnitude earthquake has hit northeastern Burma.
The quake struck near the Southeast Asian country's borders with Thailand and Laos, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) from the northern Thai city of Chiang Rai.
It struck at a depth of 140 miles (230 kilometers) — exceptionally deep. But it could be felt as far away as Bangkok, where buildings swayed.

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