Strong Earthquake Strikes Myanmar; Tremors Felt in Parts of India

The US Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.9 quake struck today at a depth of 135 kilometers.

Published: 13th April 2016 08:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2016 11:23 PM   |  A+A-

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Panic-stricken people during earthquake in Dibrugarh on Wednesday. |PTI

NEW DELHI: An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck eastern India with epicenter around the Indo-Myanmar border. It is for the second time in last three days that a major earthquake was reported.

The US Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.9 quake struck today at a depth of 135 kilometers.

Germany's Research Center for Geosciences says the magnitude was 7.1.

The USGS says the quake's epicenter was 396 kilometers north of Myanmar's capital, Naypyidaw.


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