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One person killed as earthquake of 6.8 magnitude strikes central Myanmar Watch

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    A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck central Myanmar, killing at least one person and damaging pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, officials said.


    The quake, which the US Geological Survey said hit at a depth of 84 kilometres (52 miles), was also felt across neighbouring Thailand, India and Bangladesh, sending panicked residents rushing onto the streets.


    The quake hit the town of Chauk, southwest of Mandalay, the Myanmar government said, with tremors felt as far away as Bangkok, where witnesses reported high rise buildings swaying, and the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

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