5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram, tremors felt across Northeast

The epicentre of the earthquake was 58 km southeast of Champhai in Mizoram

Press Trust of India January 21, 2022 18:18:46 IST
5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram, tremors felt across Northeast

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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.

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.

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