Earthquake Rocks Myanmar😱

  |   India News

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale😮, shook north-central Myanmar today. The effects were felt in India🇮🇳, Thailand🇹🇭 & Bangladesh🇧🇩 as well. It struck at a depth of 84km and even swayed high-rise buildings🏢 in Bangkok, reportedly. The National Centre for Seismology, a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, said the epicentre was near Chauk, a town on the Irrawaddy River several hundred kilometres north-west of Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw. A 22-year-old man was killed in the town of Pakokku due to a building collapse😢. Several Buddhist stupas🙏 were damaged in Bagan,a major tourist site.
People in the Indian states of Bihar & West Bengal felt mild tremors😯.