Assam shaken as 5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes India-Myanmar border, 3.1 at Karbi Anglong

| Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 09:14
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No casualties have been reported in the incident so far

New Delhi: On early Tuesday morning, an earthquake measuring 5.5 magnitude on the Richter Scale shook the Myanmar-India border region, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) reported.

While the bigger tremor was felt along the India-Myanmar border around 7:11 am in the morning, a smaller earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 also briefly struck Karbi Anglong district in Assam. Tremors were felt in Guwahati, Assam. 

No casualties have been reported in the incident so far.

Earlier in April, earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale struck Myanmar which's tremor was felt in parts of Kolkata, Guawahati, Patna, Bhubhaneswar and Delhi.


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