Moderate quake jolts Rakhine


Narinjara News, 23 January 2020

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude jolted Rakhine  (Arakan) State in western Myanmar today afternoon, said a report from NayPyiTaw  based Myanmar meteorology and hydrology department.

According to the report the moderate quake struck at 4.18.05 (local time) and lasted for around 5 seconds.

The epicenter is identified at around 5 miles northeast of  Minbya locality in Arakan.

The tremor was felt in Sittwe, Minbya, Mrauk U, Kyauk Taw, Ponna Kyunt, Pauk Taw, etc cities of the State.

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