Myanmar quake death toll up to 26, tremor hits capital

By REUTERS
November 13, 2012 09:49

 
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YANGON - An earthquake struck near Myanmar's new capital of Naypyitaw on Tuesday, state television reported, but there were no immediate reports of damage, while the death toll from a weekend quake to its north rose to 26, according to an aid organization.

MRTV television said the new quake of 4.8 magnitude hit at 8:23 a.m. (0153 GMT). Its epicenter was about 35 miles (56 km) south of the capital.

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