Mizoram hit by 5.1 magnitude earthquake, epicentre near Aizawl

Mizoram was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale at 4:16 pm on Sunday. The epicentre of the quake was 25 km east-northeast of Aizawl, National Centre for Seismology stated.

Further particulars are awaited.

The earthquake was additionally felt in neighbouring Manipur at across the identical time, in line with the Earth Science Department of Manipur University, studies PTI.

The information company quoted the DGP Control Room in Manipur as saying that there was no report of any casualty or injury of property in Manipur up to now

Earlier this week on June 18, Mizoram was hit by one other earthquake of magnitude 5.zero on Richter scale at 7:29 pm, about 98 km south-east of Champhai.

The Northeast falls in a excessive seismic zone and earthquakes are frequent within the area.

Over the previous two months, a number of gentle earthquakes have been recorded in Delhi -NCR and Gujarat. There have been no damages in any of the quakes up to now.

HT had reported on June Four that Delhi-NCR witnessed at the least 14 earthquakes in round two months (March 24 to June 3).

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