Quake hits Myanmar, northeast India

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Shillong, July 2 (IANS) India’s northeastern states shook on Sunday morning when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar, officials said.

The quake were felt at 10.57 a.m. with its epicentre in the Myanmar-India border region, said an official of the Regional Seismological Centre in Shillong.

Seven of the northeastern states — Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur — are considered by seismologists as lying in the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.



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