Chiang Mai - There was a tremor in Burma's new jungle capital city of Naypyitaw last Friday afternoon following a minor earthquake. There were no damages, according to officials of the Meteorology department.

"There was an earthquake but we have not released a statement," an official of the Meteorology department in Naypyitaw told Mizzima.

Other government officials in Naypyitaw, when contacted, said they felt the quake though there were no damages.

The Meteorology department refused to provide further details on the quake.