Slight earthquake jolts Kamai town

Kamai, 24 September

No immediate reports of damages or casualties were available following a slight earthquake which was recorded this afternoon, according to a source from the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter inside Myanmar jolted about 2 miles southeast of Kamai town, Kachin State. It was recorded at 2:49 a.m. on September 24 at a latitude of 25.49°N, and longitude of 96.69°E, with a depth of 30 kilometers and about 49 miles west of the Myitkyina seismological observatory, the DMH announced.

Translated by Kyaw Htike Soe