Myanmar Jolted By 7.2 magnitude quake

7.2-magnitude quake hits Myanmar: CENC

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Rescuers try to look for victims at the site where a building collapsed during an earthquake in Tainan City, southeast China's Taiwan, Feb. 6, 2016. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit an area near Tainan of Taiwan at 03:57 a.m. Beijing Time on Saturday, damaging several buildings, leaving at least seven people dead and hundreds injured, according to the island's disaster response center. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun) (lfj)
Rescuers try to look for victims at the site where a building collapsed during an earthquake in Tainan City, southeast China's Taiwan, Feb. 6, 2016. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit an area near Tainan of Taiwan at 03:57 a.m. Beijing Time on Saturday, damaging several buildings, leaving at least seven people dead and hundreds injured, according to the island's disaster response center. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun) (lfj)

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Myanmar at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

Photo taken on April 26, 2015 with a cellphone shows a crack on the No. 318 national road, about two kilometers away from Nyalam County in Xigaze Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. A 5.3-magnitude quake shook Nyalam County at 1:42 a.m. Sunday (1742GMT on Saturday) following strong earthquakes in neighboring Nepal, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. (Xinhua/Zhang Quna) (lfj)

The epicenter, with a depth of 130 km, was monitored at 23.14 degrees north latitude and 94.87 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.

The center previously put the magnitude at 7.5. Endi

Source: Xinhua

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