6.4 quake hits Myanmar


Tremors felt around Thailand, experts warn about building safety

Engineers and academics have warned that relevant agencies should put in place strict rules to ensure buildings are able to withstand future earthquakes after a 6.4-magnitude quake struck Myanmar and was felt in several areas of Thailand yesterday.

The earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Myanmar at 8.37am yesterday.

The quake was about 100 kilometres northwest of Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district, the Meteorological Department’s Earthquake…

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