The land that is known as Arakan by the foreigners is called Rakhaing-pray by its own people, Rakhaing-thar (Arakanese) who were titled this name in honour of preservation on their national heritage and ethics or morality.

6.0 earthquake shakes northern Thailand

Posted by Arakan Indobhasa Monday, May 5, 2014

6.0 earthquake shakes northern Thailand

By CNN Staff
May 5, 2014 -- Updated 1203 GMT (2003 HKT)
(CNN) -- A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook northern Thailand on Monday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The temblor happened at 6:08 p.m. (7:08 a.m. ET), centered about 6 miles south of Mae Lao at a depth of 4.6 miles.

It was centered about 30 miles southeast of Thailand's border with Myanmar and about 60 miles west of Thailand's border with Laos.


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