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Mizzima: Severe earthquake hit Nort

Severe earthquake hit Northern Burma

New Delhi, June 8, 2000
Mizzima News Group (www.mizzima.com)

A severe earthquake hit Northern Burma this morning, a local TV station
in New Delhi reports today.

The Star News Channel of Star TV reported that an earthquake measuring
6.5 Richter scale struck the Northern Burma early this morning two hours
before Arunachal Pradesh State of India was hit by a moderate intensity

There were no immediate reports of death or damages available from

The quake which hit Arunachal Pradesh was measured 5.8 Richter scale.

Meanwhile, a massive 15 minutes earthquake and aftershocks measuring 6.2
Richter scale hit Bengkulu region of Sumatra in Indonesia again this

More than 100 people were killed in an earthquake last Sunday night,
which struck the same region.