6.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Myanmar

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NEW DELHI, India– Myanmar has been rocked by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake, according to the Times of India.

The quake struck 143 km west of the city of Meiktila at a depth of 84 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Tremors were felt in different parts of the country, such as West Bengal and Jharkhand.

Office buildings in the Thai capital of Bangkok shook for a few seconds, residents there said. The quake was also felt in Bangladesh, which is west of Myanmar.

It is unknown if there were injuries at this time.

FOX43 will provide more updates as they become available.


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