Breaking News: 5.3 earthquake rattles Phuket

PHUKET: The Thai Meteorologicial Department has reported a 5.3-magnitude earthquake striking off the coast of northern Sumatra at 4:46pm.

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The earthquake struck at a depth of only two kilometers.

The Gazette has received a report from Patong Beach that some people have left the beach area as a precaution.

The Gazette has received no reports of any of the tsunami warning towers sounding the alarm.

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