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Myanmar Quake Jolts South Asia November 25, 2011
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A sharp earthquake centered in far northwestern Myanmar also rocked neighboring parts of Bangladesh and northeastern India on Monday.

The 5.9 magnitude shaking sent residents across a wide area rushing into the streets.

Residents in Kolkata (Calcutta) also reported feeling tremors, more than 400 miles away.

The quake struck at 8:45 a.m. local time in India’s easternmost states, and was centered about 560 miles north of Myanmar’s former capital of Rangoon.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was relatively deep at about 75 miles beneath the surface.

In September, more than 100 people died after a destructive 6.9 magnitude quake rocked the region from an epicenter near where eastern India, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh nearly converge.