5.7-magnitude quake hits Myanmar near Mandalay: Seismologists
YANGON (AFP) - A shallow 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck close to Myanmar's second-biggest city on Friday evening, seismologists said.
The quake hit at 6.54pm local time at a depth of 10km, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
It was 110km north of the city of Mandalay.
The agency indicated the quake caused strong shaking and issued a yellow alert, suggesting a mid-level risk of fatalities.