Myanmar’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake felt in northern Thailand, official reports confirm

Northern Thailand –

Thailand’s Earthquake Observation Division of the Thai Meteorology Department reported that Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces of Thailand felt tremors from a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that occurred in Myanmar since the early hours of this morning, July 22nd.

The epicenter was found about 82-87 kilometers from the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai, the Thailand-Myanmar border. Milder quakes were reported several times later after midnight.

As of 05:22 AM. the last 5.3-magnitude tremor was recorded and could be felt in Chiang Rai’s Muang, Mae Chan, Chiang Khong and Chiang Saen districts, and Chiang Mai’s Muang district.

There were no reports of property damages, losses, or injuries caused by the earthquakes in Thailand yet.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.