Wat Rong Khun, the white temple in Chiang Rai

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Chiang Rai, hospital ceiling collapses

BANGKOK, 5 May 2014 (NNT) – An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude occurring at a depth of 10 kilometers hit Phan district in the northern province of Chiang Rai on Monday at 6.08 PM. More than 10 injuries from a hospital ceiling collapse were reported.

The governor of Chiang Rai said no evacuation was necessary as of yet and suggested people stay in a safe place for 12-24 hours from now. The famous temple in Chiang Rai Wat Rongkhun was seriously damaged.

Read more: NNT

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