Myanmar hit by magnitude-7.1 earthquake - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Myanmar hit by magnitude-7.1 earthquake

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A strong earthquake has struck Myanmar and was felt in parts of India. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.9 quake struck Wednesday evening at a depth of 135 kilometers (84 miles). Germany's Research Center for Geosciences says the magnitude was 7.1.

The USGS says the quake's epicenter was 396 kilometers (246 miles) north of Myanmar's capital, Naypyidaw.

The quake was felt in the eastern Indian states of Assam and West Bengal.

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