Earthquake shakes Phuket

PHUKET: An earthquake measuring 6.2 in magnitude rattled the island just before midnight last night.

The Thai Meteorological Department reported the quake as striking at 11:47pm with its epicenter about 427 kilometers southwest of Phuket, near the Nicobar Islands in India.

The Regional Environmental Office has yet to receive any damage reports.

— Chutharat Plerin

Phuket News

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