5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Mizoram, No Immediate Reports Of Damage


A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit parts of Mizoram on Saturday night, the India Meteorological Department said.

The quake occurred at 10.45 pm at a depth of 24 km. The epicentre was located at Lat 23.9N and Long 93.3E, in Champhai district, the met office said on its website.

The tremors were also felt in state capital Aizawl, where people rushed out of houses, officials said. There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property due to the earthquake, police said. 


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