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Earthquake Hits Myanmar-China Border

An earthquake has struck near the Myanmar-China border. The preliminary magnitude was 5.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No damage has been reported. Details from the USGS:


Monday, November 28, 2011 at 15:06:51 UTC

Monday, November 28, 2011 at 09:36:51 PM at epicenter

Location: 25.179°N, 97.599°E

Depth: 28.9 km (18.0 miles)

Distances from epicenter:

30 km (18 miles) SE of Myitkyina, Myanmar

266 km (165 miles) WSW of Dali, Yunnan, China

354 km (219 miles) E of Kohima, Nagaland, India

940 km (584 miles) N of Rangoon, Myanmar

This article will be updated if the event proves significant.

Live Science Staff
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