Vientiane, Nov 21 : A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit northwestern Laos close to Thailand's border early on Thursday, the data of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) showed.
The earthquake was registered at 2350 hrs (GMT) on Wednesday with its epicenter located at the depth of 33 kilometers (20.5 miles).
It hit 220 kilometers to the northwest of the capital of Vientiane, and 53 kilometers to the northwest of the town of Sainyabuli.
There have been no immediate reports about damage or casualties caused by the quake. (UNI)