Myanmar: Earthquake - Nov 2012

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On 11 Nov 2012, an earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale struck 50 kilometers north of Shwebo Township in Sagaing Region, 115 kilometers north of Mandalay, killing at least seven people. So far, 122 houses, 48 departmental buildings, 21 religious buildings and four schools have been reported as damaged between Thabeikkyin and Shwebo Townships. (OCHA, 12 Nov 2012)

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