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    Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Shakes Myanmar

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    A magnitude 7.2 earthquake took place Wednesday in Myanmar, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The earthquake struck approximately 75 km southeast of the western town of Mawlaik and around 177 km northwest of Mandalay, the country's second-largest city.

    The earthquake could also be felt in parts of India and Bangladesh, according to the EMSC.

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