Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits India-Myanmar border region

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The tremors were felt as far as Kolkata, India, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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A mild and strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Myanmar-India border area early Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.


According to India’s National Center for Seismology, the quake was at a depth of 12 kilometers (7.5 mi), and was about 140 kilometers (87 mi) from Aizawl in northeast India.

It was felt in the Bangladeshi coastal city of Chittagong and as far away as the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, about 451 kilometers (280 mi) from the epicenter of the quake near Aizawl, according to witness accounts posted at the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). it was done. ) website and on Twitter.

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“Very strong,” posted one such witness from Chittagong on EMSC.

According to EMSC and India’s earthquake monitoring agency, the tremors were felt in the states of Northeast India and other major cities of Bangladesh.

The EMSC placed the magnitude at 5.8, having previously given it a magnitude of 6.0.


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