Japan's quake trail reaches Myanmar; death toll mounts to 60

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Yangon, Mar 25: Updates: 
According the latest information, more than 60 people were dead and 90 people were seriously injured over the massive quakes in Myanmar. Some affected areas were remained cut off, sources reported.
10:55 AM

Japan's quake trail reaches Myanmar; 25 killed, many injured

Earthquake - the trail recently started from Japan and now it reached Myanmar. Two massive earthquakes jarred the country on Thursday (Mar 24) late evening. Local media reported that the temblor was of 7.0 magnitude.

The quake was centered 69 miles north of Chiang Rai in neighboring Thailand and the second jerk was comparatively deeper at 142.5 miles. The impact of the quake was so profound that the tremors were felt from Bangkok which is almost 800 kilometres away from the epicenter, Hanoi.

At least 25 people were killed so far as official records. Sources also reported, "Five monasteries and 35 buildings collapsed in the town. Those people were killed when the buildings collapsed."

Following the initial quake in Myanmar, six large aftershocks were observed in Thailand, informed by the meteorologic department of the country on Friday, Mar 25.

Recently, Japan also witnessed massive earthquakes at several time and the country's miseries still continue as tsunami and nuclear radiation leak from Fukushima nuclear power plant have devastated the land of the rising Sun. Unofficial reports said that more than 10,000 people were killed over the calamity.

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