A massive earthquake hit Myanmar on Wednesday afternoon. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the Myanmar Earthquake recorded 6.8 magnitudes in the Richter scale.
The quake struck 143 km (88 miles) west of the city of Meiktila, the agency said. The epicentre of the quake was located in central Myanmar affecting the nearby Bengal, Bihar and Assam.
Tremblings of the earthquake were felt in the eastern part of India too.States like Bihar, West Bengal and Assam were slightly affected by the natural disaster. According to the reports the tremors had lasted for at least 10 seconds in West Bengal and three seconds across the Bihar.
Kolkata Metro train services were also suspended and later resumed.Many private offices and colleges in the city were evacuated.
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The quake was so high that it shook the buildings in Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon and tremors were also felt in various regions across the country.
Bangkok people had taken Twitter as a medium to share the videos of office buildings shaking in their area.