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Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country's largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century. ― Google

Capital: Naypyidaw

Population: 54.41 million (2020) World Bank

Continent: Asia

Currency: Myanmar kyat

Official language: Burmese

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An earthquake of 6.2 M at a depth of 42 km occurred in central Chin State (north-western Myanmar) on 25 November at 23.45 UTC (26 November at 6.15 local time). The epicentre was approximately 19 km northwest of Hakha City (the capital of Chin State).

Up to 76,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.

According to media reports, there are no initial reports of damage or casualties as a result of the earthquake.

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  76,000
      Affected Persons

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