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6.9 Earthquake Strikes Myanmar, Felt in India

A strong earthquake hit northern Myanmar Wednesday night and was felt throughout the region in parts of neighboring China and India. There have been no immediate reports of casualties. The magnitude 6.9 quake was centered in the jungle about 220 kilometers from Mandalay, Myanmar's second-largest city. The area of the country is sparsely populated and prone to earthquakes, and most houses are low-rise structures. Residents of Myanmar's main city, Yangon, rushed to the streets in...

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