Earthquake: 6 magnitude earthquake on India-Myanmar border Experience of vibration in Kolkata, Guwahati

Earthquake in India-Myanmar border: Earthquake in India and Myanmar Both Kolkata and Guwahati have experienced tremors.

Earthquake in India-Myanmar border

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake was reported on the Indo-Myanmar border Friday morning, the National Seismology Center said. The earthquake struck 175 km east of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Vibration is also experienced in Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram and Assam. According to the European-Mediterranean Earthquake Center (EMSC) website, the earthquake has been reported as far as Kolkata. “This is one of the longest earthquakes I have ever experienced,” an eyewitness in Thenzal, Mizoram, told EMSC.

Earthquake: 6 magnitude earthquake on India-Myanmar border Experience of vibration in Kolkata, Guwahati
Earthquake: 6 magnitude earthquake on India-Myanmar border Experience of vibration in Kolkata, Guwahati

According to information, the quake occurred at 5.15 am. There are also reports of a second earthquake at 5.53 am.

EMSC posted eyewitness accounts on its website. The earthquake lasted about 30 seconds in most parts of Kolkata and Guwahati and its effects were visible, the eyewitness said. Another eyewitness wrote that the tremors were also felt in Chittagong, 184 km from the epicenter of the quake.

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The EMSC then informed the earthquake that the earlier 6.0 magnitude was set at 5.8. In addition, the center of mass is said to be 126 km southeast of Aizawl in northeast India.