5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram, tremors felt across Northeast
The epicentre of the earthquake was 58 km southeast of Champhai in Mizoram
Aizawl: An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Mizoram on Friday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said.
Tremors were felt across Mizoram including in capital Aizawl but no casualty has been reported so far, an official said.
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.6, Occurred on 21-01-2022, 15:42:32 IST, Lat: 23.10 & Long: 93.75, Depth: 60 Km ,Location: 58km SE of Champhai, Mizoram, India for more information download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/niF40sf9br pic.twitter.com/iW1ANloeg5
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The epicentre of the earthquake, which struck at 3.42 PM, was at latitude 23.10 N and longitude 93.75 E at a depth of 60 km in a border area in neighbouring Myanmar, around 58 km southeast of Champhai district of Mizoram, the NCS said.
According to the meteorological office, the quake's epicenter was located near Aurnaji, and hit the area at 11.55 am on Friday, the Dawn newspaper reported.
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