A deadly 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the mountainous area along Myanmar's borders with Thailand and Laos on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The tremors were felt in Bangkok, Hanoi, and some areas of China.

Myanmar's state-run media reported that 74 people had been killed and 111 had been hurt so far.

Three hundred and ninety houses, fourteen monasteries and nine government buildings had also been damaged. Many patients are being treated at the district hospital and more are arriving as injuries mount.

The aid of medicine supplies will be sent to the affected areas as soon as possible along with an assessment team in cooperation with the Myanmar Red Cross Society, according to a U.N. official.