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Earthquake measuring 7 magnitude strikes Myanmar

A major earthquake measuring 7.0 magnitude struck Myanmar on Sunday, around 60 km (37 miles) north west of the city of Mandalay, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake.

Residents from Mandalay, the second biggest commercial city in central Myanmar, told Reuters that they felt a very strong tremor at about 7:30 a.m.