6.8 earthquake in Myanmar felt from Thailand to Bangladesh
YANGON, MYANMAR — A powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and local authorities said, shaking buildings across the Southeast Asian nation and the region.
The quake hit the town of Chauk, southwest of Mandalay, the Myanmar government said, with tremors felt as far away as Bangkok, where witnesses reported high rise buildings swaying, and the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.
There were no immediate reports of casualties and initial reports suggested limited damage. – READ MORE