Sagaing/Mandalay earthquake Situation Report No. 1

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 11 Nov 2012

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• On 11 November, an earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale was recorded 50 kilometers north of Shwebo Township in Sagaing Region, 115 kilometers north of Mandalay. Shwebo, Khin-U and Kanablu Township in Sagaing Division, and Singu and Thabeikkyin Townships of Mandalay Region are reportedly affected.

• Government reports indicate at least 7 causalities and dozens injured and four people missing. Damage to houses, public buildings and infrastructure is reported in both Sagaing and Mandalay Regions.

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