A 6.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in the India-Myanmar border area. Earthquake news

The tremor was as far away as Kolkata, India, but no damage report was received immediately.

On Friday morning, a magnitude 6.1 shallow and strong earthquake occurred in the border area between Myanmar and India, but no damage report was received immediately.

According to the National Seismological Center of India, the focal depth of the earthquake was 12 kilometers (7.5 miles), about 140 kilometers (87 miles) from Aizawl in northeastern India.

According to eyewitness accounts published on the Euro-Mediterranean Seismic Center (EMSC), the quake was felt in the coastal city of Chittagong in Bangladesh and the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, which is about 451 kilometers (280 miles) from the epicenter near Aizawl. ) Website and Twitter.

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

According to EMSC and the Indian Earthquake Monitoring Agency, various states in northeastern India and other major cities in Bangladesh have felt the shock.

EMSC set the magnitude of 5.8, which had previously been set at 6.0.


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