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31 March 2011 - 11:17amOn 24 March 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 on the Richter Scale and 10 km depth struck the southern parts of Shan State in the East of the Union of Myanmar (population: 3,870,921) — approximately 300 miles southeast of Mandalay seismological observatory. It was recorded at 20:29:30 hrs Myanmar...
25 March 2011 - 1:11pmOn 24 March 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck the eastern state of Shan in Myanmar, triggering six aftershocks to date and high risk of landslides. The latest official number of casualties has reached 73 deaths and 125 injuries, and an initial rapid assessment conducted by World Vision...