5.0-magnitude quake hits off southern Myanmar

Published: July 12, 2018 11:31:26 | Updated: July 12, 2018 14:24:59

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Myanmar's southern coast on Thursday, said the meteorology and hydrology department.

The quake struck at 9:10 am local time (0240 GMT), reports Xinhua.

Its epicenter was 259 km southwest of Yangon's Kaba Aye seismological observatory.

No further details about the temblor are released so far.

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