Myanmar is also known as Burma.
The earthquake was centered at the north of the town Tachileik in the mountain along the Thai border.
The quake was felt in Bangkok And Hanoi.
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand while Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam.
Myanmar state radio announced Friday that 65 people had been killed and 111 injured in the quake.
It also said that 244 houses, 14 Buddhist monasteries and nine government buildings were damaged.
Road and bridges were also damaged.
In Chiang Rai, Thailand, a woman was killed and some people were injured by the earthquake.
Cracks were found in buildings including the hospital and the city hall.
I am very sorry and sad for all the victims, their families and friends.
Author: Ahmad Ali Karim
Official Ambassador at Muafakat Pendidikan Johor (MPJ).
Columnist at Utusan Malaysia.
Secretary at Pertubuhan Permuafakatan Pendidikan Malaysia (ME'DIDIK).
View all posts by Ahmad Ali Karim
One thought on “Strong Earthquake Hit Myanmar”