Bagan Temples Shaken by 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake!

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said an earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar today. The earthquake shook buildings across the country and the region. Even people from India, Bangladesh, and Bangkok felt the aftershock.

It was also reported that the quake was centered about 25 kilometres west of Chauk, an area west of the ancient capital of Bagan.

On Facebook, the locals are reporting that some temples in Bagan were moderately damaged. The initial reports say at least 11 major temples were affected. Many people witnessed temples and pagodas collapsing. Here are the photos currently being shared on social media.


Sources:
1. https://twitter.com/nitarswift13/status/768420613094379520 (Photos)
2. https://twitter.com/RollTheBarrel/status/768420650079887361 (Video)
3. https://twitter.com/nitarswift13/status/768420613094379520 (Photos)
4. https://twitter.com/weatherchannel/status/768416794767790082 (Map)
5. https://twitter.com/BNONews/status/768413280553537536 (Photos)

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