Wikinews Shorts: June 19, 2007
A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, June 19, 2007.
4.5 quake hits northern Thailand
The quake, measuring at around 4.5 magnitude, struck at 12:06 p.m. (0506 UTC), Meteorological Department director-general Suparerk Tansriratanawong told Thai News Agency. The quake was on the active Mae Tha fault line, which had a 5.1-magnitude quake on Dec. 19, 2006.
No injuries or major damage was reported in today's quake, Thai News Agency said. The Nation newspaper's website reported that the main Buddha statue at Wat Krong Or in Chiang Mai was cracked by the shaking.
- Thai News Agency. "Moderate earthquake jolts north Thailand" — , June 19, 2007
- "Chiang Mai rocked by mild quake" — , June 19, 2007
5.6 quake shakes Iran
Nearer to the epicenter, in the holy city of Qom, people fled into the streets in fear, but no injuries or major damage was reported, residents and state television said.
- Nasser Karimi, Associated Press. "Moderate earthquake shakes central Iran" — , June 19, 2007
- "Quake rattles Iran, no early reports of damage" — , June 18, 2007
- "Magnitude 5.5 - Central Iran" — , June 18, 2007