Myanmar quakes didn't harm dams
- Published: 9 May 2012 at 11.27
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Two earthquakes that occurred inside Myanmar on Wednesday morning caused no damage to dams inside Thailand, an Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat)official said.
Veerachai Chaisakaew, a director for maintenance who oversees the strength of all dams under Egat , said the first quake, with a magnitude of 4.6, occurred at 6.12am and the second, measured at 4.2 on the Richter scale, was at 6.13am.
The epicentre of the quakes was 663 kilometres from Srinakarin dam and 600km from Vajiralongkorn dam in Kanchanaburi province, 391km from Bhumibol dam in Tak, and 491km from Sirikit dam in Uttaradit.
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