Myanmar Earthquake 2011: Two 7.0 Quakes Hits Burma
Two earthquakes hit the southeast Asian country of Myanmar, also known as Burma, on March 24, 2011. The Myanmar earthquakes occurred less than a minute apart and could be felt as far away as Bangkok, Thailand.
The Myanmar 2011 earthquake measured at 7.0 on the Richter Scale, just six miles deep. The second Myanmar quake was also a 7.0 magnitude, but was 140 miles deep.
The Myanmar quake hit along the border between Myanmar Thailand, and Laos.
There were no concerns that the Myanmar earthquake could generate a tsunami.