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A 5.9 magnitude earthquake jolts northeast Myanmar region
12 : 46 PM - 09/01/2013
Rangoon: Jan. 9 – (BNA) A magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale earthquake jolted "Saga Yang" province in northwest Myanmar today (Wednesday Jan. 9), according to the Hydrogeology and Meteorology Department in Naipitao.
The US Geo-physical Survey Agency (USGS) reported that the tremor hit at a depth of 75.6 km with its epicenter some 30.4 km west of Tamanati. No human casualties or property damage have been reported in the quake-stricken region.
(IY)
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