6.8-magnitude earthquake in central Myanmar, kills at least 3 - UPI.com:
UPI reports: "A 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Chauk, Myanmar, on Wednesday
afternoon, killing at least three people.
The city, with a population of about 180,000, is near the ancient
capital of Bagan, near the center of the country formerly known as
Burma. The epicenter of the quake was 15 miles west of Chauk at a depth
of about 52 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
The earthquake hit at 4:34 p.m. in the Southeast Asian nation. The quake
was felt several hundred miles away in Thailand, Bangladesh, India,
Laos and China."
Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247: regional officials | Reuters
Reuters reports: "The number of people killed in the earthquake that devastated parts of
central Italy on Wednesday rose to 247 on Thursday morning, regional and
national officials said.
The Civil Protection department in Rome said a tally by local officials
showed that 190 people were killed Rieti province and 57 in the province
of Ascoli Piceno."