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Sturdy 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits India-Myanmar border area

Tremors felt as distant as Kolkata, India however there have been no fast reviews of injury.

A shallow and powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Myanmar-India border area early on Friday morning, however there have been no fast reviews of injury.

In keeping with India’s Nationwide Centre for Seismology, the earthquake was at a depth of 12 kilometres (7.5 miles), and about 140 kilometres (87 miles) from Aizawl in northeastern India.

It was felt within the coastal metropolis of Chittagong in Bangladesh and as distant because the east Indian metropolis of Kolkata, some 451 kilometres (280 miles) from the epicentre close to Aizawl, in keeping with witness accounts posted on the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre’s (EMSC) web site and on Twitter.

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

Tremors had been felt throughout states in northeastern India and different main cities in Bangladesh, in keeping with the EMSC and India’s earthquake monitoring company.

EMSC put the magnitude at 5.8, after having earlier given it a magnitude of 6.0.

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