Six Major Earthquakes Hit Various Places In 48 hrs: Burma (6.9), Philippines (6.0), Vanuatu Islands (6.1 and 6.6), Japan (6.2 and 6.0)

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

MYANMAR 4-13-16 

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A major 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit SE of Mawlaik, Burma, on April 13, 2016, at 13:55:17 UTC, at a depth of 135 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

DW.com reported more than 80 injuries in Bangladesh due to stampedes, as people were running from buildings; about 50 people were injured mostly for the same reason in Chittagong City. There were no casualties reported as of Thursday.

PHILIPPINES - MINDANAO 4-13-16 

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A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Mindanao, Philippines, on April 13, 2016, at 18:21:55 UTC, at a depth of 39 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

VANUATU - 4-14-16 

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A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Islands, on April 14, 2016, at 12:17:08 UTC, at a depth of 22 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

JAPAN - KYUSHU 4-14-16 

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit SW of Ueki, Japan, on April 14, 2016, at 12:26:36 UTC, at a depth of 10 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

JAPAN - KYUSHU 4-14-16 - 2 

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A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit E of Uto, Japan, on April 14, 2016, at 15:03:47 UTC, at a depth of 10 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

VANUATU - 4-14-16 - 2 

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu, on April 14, 2016, at 2150 UTC, at a depth of 10 km / 6 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on April 14, 2016, at 2157 UTC…Read more

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