4.6 Myanmar earthquake felt across border regions in north

An earthquake in Myanmar was felt across the border regions of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Mae Hong Son yesterday evening, Sunday, July 1.

The 4.6 earthquake struck at 20.261°N 97.922°E at a depth of 5 kilometers near Lang Kho, Shan State at 10:10 p.m., 89 kilometers from Sop Pong in Mae Hong Son province.

According to reports, villagers across the north felt their houses shake but no damage was reported.

The earthquake follows a range of smaller earthquakes and tremors across the north including a 2.4 in Mae Wang June 26, a 2.1 at Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai June 12, a 3.6 earthquake in Chai Prakan May 31 another quake in Mae Lao June 3.