Map locates strong earthquake in Myanmar.
A Thai Buddhist monk inspects a fallen stupa of the Chedi Luang pagoda a day after a strong earthquake struck Myanmar near the Thai border, in the Chiang Saen district of Thailand’s northern Chiang Rai province on March 25, 2011. More than 60 people were killed and 90 injured after a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar near its border with Thailand, an official said.
Patients at Chiang Rai hospital are treated on the ground after they were evacuated from a hospital building following an earthquake in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand Thursday, March 24, 2011. A powerful earthquake struck northeastern Myanmar on Thursday night, killing one woman and shaking buildings as far away as Bangkok. No tsunami was generated. (AP Photo) Thailand Out.
Residents stand outside a building after an earthquake, in Hanoi March 24, 2011. Two large quakes struck near north Thailand’s border with Myanmar and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Witnesses said the tremors were felt in Bangkok, Myanmar and as far away as the Vietnam capital of Hanoi where people were evacuated from tall buildings.
Sekurang-kurang 60 terbunuh dalam kejadian gempa di Myanmar
YANGON 25 Mac – Sekurang-kurangnya 60 orang terbunuh apabila gempa kuat 6.8 skala richter menggoncang Myanmar di kawasan berhampiran sempadan Thailand.
Gegarannya itu dapat dirasakan sehingga ke Bangkok yang terletak hampir 800 kilometer.
Pihak berkuasa Myanmar menyatakan banyak mangsa terkorban di bandar Tarlay iaitu 10 lelaki, seorang kanak-kanak dan 13 orang wanita. – AFP