Shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar: USGS

Shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar: USGS
The shallow quake struck some 40km west of the town of Pyu, in central Myanmar.
PHOTO: USGS

YANGON - A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit central Myanmar early on Friday (Jan 12), the US Geological Survey said.

The shallow quake struck some 40km west of the town of Pyu, the USGS said.

Pyu is located between the capital Naypyidaw and commercial hub Yangon.

It was followed by two weaker tremors, both of magnitudes 5.3, the survey reported.

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