Earthquake committee says that although small-scale quakes are common in Burma, people should not worry too much about a devastating disaster.
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Rangoon’s Department of Meteorology and Hydrology has reported that a magnitude 5.4 earthquake occurred today at around 4am in central Burma. The epicentre of the quake was 49km from Chauk[…]
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 has shaken the Burma-China border region, AFP has reported. According to the United States Geographical Survey (USGS), who detected the quake, the epicentre[…]
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit northern Thailand, near the Burmese border, on Monday evening, shaking buildings as far afield as Rangoon and Bangkok. In Chiang Mai, the tremor was felt in[…]
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit 53km west of the town of Mogok, in Burma’s central Mandalay Division on Sunday afternoon. Details of damages have not yet been reported. According to the[…]
Up to 75 people have died after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Burma’s Shan state on Thursday evening. Relief teams fear however that the region’s more isolated towns and villages[…]
Police in Burma’s eastern Shan state say that up to 75 people may have been killed in the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck close to Tarlay, around 100 kilometres north of[…]