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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits India-Myanmar border

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 26, 2019
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck struck India-Myanmar border region in Nagaland on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
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The epicentre of the earthquake was reported to be in Myanmar.

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The IMD said, "arthquake of Magnitude:5.1, Occurred on:26-08-2019, 08:19:15 IST, Lat:26.6 N & Long: 96.0 E, Depth: 80 Km, Region: Myanmar."

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, "An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 struck 132 km East of Tuensang in Nagaland today." However, there were no immediate reports of casualties or any damage or loss of property.

Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur are considered by seismologists as the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.


 

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