Strong Quake Jolts Myanmar, at Least 6 Feared Dead

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 10:07|  views

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A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook earthquake struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, killing at least six people, according to local media.

A bridge has collapsed and several old Buddhist pagodas have been damaged, reports also say.

The magnitude of the earthquake was 6.6 with a depth of just 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to the US Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage in Myanmar's second-largest city, Mandalay, which is about 117 kilometers (72 miles) south of the epicenter and the region's only major population center.

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