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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake hits India, felt in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 25, 2020
The National Center for Seismology of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said that an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Manipur on Monday evening.
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The epicentre of the earthquake was 13 km south of Moirang town in Manipur at a depth of 40 km.

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The earthquake occurred at 8.12 pm Indian Standard Time, the center added.

There were no reports of loss of life or damage to property, according to Northeast Now.

However, the newspaper said that tremors were felt in Bangladesh and Myanmar too.

According to another report, the impact was felt in Guwahati in Assam too.

The seismology centre also recorded one aftershock.

It took place at 8.25 pm, 39 km west-southwest of Moirang, at a depth of 20 km underground.

The aftershock measured just 2.9 on the Richter scale.


 

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