M 6.0 Earthquake, 9km S of Mae Lao, Thailand

May 5, 2014 11:08 AM UTC
U.S. Geological Survey
Alert area: 17 miles (27 km) SW of Chiang Rai, Thailand; 77 miles (124 km) NE of Chiang Mai, Thailand; 98 miles (158 km) NW of Muang Nan, Thailand; 227 miles (365 km) WNW of VIENTIANE, Laos Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Posted May 5, 2014 11:27 AM UTC

An earthquake with magnitude 6.0 occurred near Chiang Rai, Thailand at 11:08:43.80 UTC on May 5, 2014. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)
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