UPDATE2: M6.8 upheaval in Myanmar kills during slightest 4, indemnification ancient pagodas

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22:34 24 Aug 2016

YANGON, Aug. 24, Kyodo

A Myanmar was struck by a vital trembler on Wednesday that killed during slightest 4 people, according to a government, and reportedly shop-worn pagodas in a ancient city of Bagan, a vital traveller destination.

The U.S. Geological Survey, that monitors tellurian seismic activity, estimated a bulk of a quake, that strike around 5 p.m., during 6.8 and pronounced a epicenter was 25 kilometers west of a city of Chauk in a Magway Region of north-central Myanmar.

Chauk is located only 25 kilometers south of Bagan. Both towns are on a Ayeyarwady River.

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