6.0 magnitude quake rattles Myanmar

Published: Sep 01, 2019, 14:41 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Myanmar

The earthquake caused serious damage to a few pagodas in the country, an official from Sagaing Region Fire Services Department said

This picture has been used for representational purpose
This picture has been used for representational purpose

Myanmar: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale on Saturday night struck Myanmar's Sagaing region country's Department of Meteorology and Hydrology stated. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at around 9:39 pm (local time), was registered about 22.5 kilometres northwest of Shwebo city, reported Xinhua news agency. The earthquake caused serious damage to a few pagodas in the country, an official from Sagaing Region Fire Services Department said. 

With inputs from ANI

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