Quake in Myanmar kills 13

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A strong earthquake in Myanmar killed 13 and left more than 40 wounded, according to a CNN.com article.

According to the article, the epicenter of the 6.8-magnitude quake was centered 52 kilometers (32 miles) north-northeast of the town of Shwebo in the Sagaing region, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The small towns nearest to the epicenter were hardest hit, said Aye Aye Win of ABC News.

An official from Myanmar's Meteorological Department said the magnitude-6.8 quake struck at 7:42 a.m. local time, Win said.

The U.S. Geological Society reported a 5.8-magnitude aftershock later Sunday, but there were no initial reports of new damage or casualties, according to a Los Angeles Times article.

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