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  • An officer measures the depth of a damaged section of highway which was caused by an earthquake May 5, 2014, in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, May 6, 2014.
  • Motorists navigate their way around a cracked section of highway as people examine the damage after an earthquake, Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, May 6, 2014.
  • People walk on a section of highway damaged by an earthquake, in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, May 6, 2014.
  • A Buddhist monk checks a statue of Buddha that was damaged by an earthquake at the Udomwaree temple in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, May 6, 2014.
  • A local resident walks in front of a statue of Buddha that was damaged in an earthquake at the Udomwaree temple in Chiang Rai, in northern Thailand, May 6, 2014.
  • A woman looks at a damaged house following an earthquake in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, May 5, 2014.
  • Goods at a grocery store that fell from shelves litter the floor after an earthquake in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, May 5, 2014.

Widespread Damage in Thailand Earthquake

Published May 06, 2014

One person was killed and several dozen were hurt on Monday, May 5, 2014 when a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, close to the border with Laos and Burma. Damage from the earthquake included smashed windows, cracked walls and roadways, and damaged Buddhist temples.


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