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A 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Laos shook Thailand and caused a 425 year old Buddha statue in the northern border province Nan to crack. The shake could be felt by those in Thailand’s northern and northeastern provinces. The earthquake struck at 4:06am this morning with a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the Meteorological Department’s Earthquake Observation Division. It was followed by 3.5 magnitude aftershock six minutes later and another 2.4 magnitude aftershock at 5:35am. The centuries-old statue at the famous Phumin Temple had cracked back in 2019 during a 6.4 magnitude earthquake. Reports say the new crack is deep […]

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