As per latest reports, a moderate intensity earthquake has hit the entire north eastern part of the country, however, there was no injury reported.
It is said in reports that the quake of measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale has hit the region at around 8.11 AM with its epicentre being 89 km underneath the earth’s crust along the Indo-Myanmar border. The information was given by the officials of the Regional Seismological Centre.
They said, “The quake lasted a few seconds and rocked all major towns in the region.”
Giving information about earthquake, Joint Director of Mizoram Geology and Mineral Resources department, Dr H Lallenmawia said, “The epicentre was in Phek district of North-Eastern state of Nagaland.”
He added, “The technical information about the quake was received from the seismological centre of the North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat in North-Eastern state of Assam.”
The center of earthquake was felt in North-East cities of Itanagar, Guwahati, Agartala, Kohima and Imphal.
Further, there was no injury reported as well as no damage of property in the region.