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5.2 quake shakes Myanmar

Published: April 21, 2018 14:20:05 | Updated: April 22, 2018 10:34:39


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An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 has shaken Myanmar’s Bago region on early Saturday.

The quake, with an epicentre of 40 km southwest of Phyu city, struck at 04:58:42 local time, said the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.

Earlier on Friday, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Phyu city, reports Xinhua.

“These earthquakes must be aftershocks of a 6.0-magnitude one which hit the city in January this year,” an official from the department said.

However, there was no report of damage or casualty.

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