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6.1 magnitude quake in Mizoram-Myanmar border jolts NE states, no damages reported

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Aizawl, Nov 26: A massive earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale occurred along the Mizoram-Myanmar border on Friday morning, which shook parts of Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya and the adjoining areas of northeast region, authorities said, adding that there were no reported damages or deaths.

The National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said the tremors were also felt in bordering Bangladesh.

The quake occurred at 5.15 a.m. on Friday morning and at a depth of 35 km from the surface.

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After the main tremor, there were two after shocks recorded at 5.53 a.m and 8 a.m.

A disaster management official in Aizawl said the epicentre of the quake was 73 km southeast of Thenzawl in Mizoram’s Serchhip district along Myanmar.

Disaster management officials in different northeastern states said there have been no reports of any injury or damage to property so far.

Successive earthquakes in the northeastern states, especially Assam, Mizoram and Manipur, have the authorities worried.

Seismologists consider the northeastern region as the sixth most earthquake-prone belt in the world.

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