6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar (BURMA, 24.03.2011)

Large quake hits Myanmar near northern Thailand
Reuters By Panumet Tanraksa – Thu, Mar 24, 2011 11:27 PM IST

Myanmar Earthquake
CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) – A large 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar near the border with northern Thailand on Thursday, killing a woman and shaking buildings in three big cities.

People fled their homes in panic and tremors were felt in Bangkok, central Myanmar and as far away as the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, leading to the evacuation of several tall buildings and offices.

Police in Mae Sai in Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai said a woman had been killed when a wall of her house collapsed. Hospital officials said there were no other deaths or injuries reported in the province.
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Indonesia’s Moluccas Hit by 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake

(copied from my twitter page)

RT @paramlowe: #Indonesia’s Moluccas Hit by 6.4-Magnitude #Earthquake, USGS (6 hours ago) (tweet-time 2:53 pm IST 14th March, 2010) http://bit.ly/cIq8kB.

param_lowe 3 long bumpy tremors passed under my feet with a gap of around 10 seconds separating each bump, 11:40AM w-N to e-S arr 40 degrees
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