1. 4.9 magnitude earthquake hits northeast India

4.9 magnitude earthquake hits northeast India

India's northeastern states shook on Sunday morning when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar, officials said.

By: | Shillong | Published: July 2, 2017 12:50 PM
Myanmar earthquake, Earthquake in Myanmar, Northeast earthquake, Regional Seismological Centre in Shillong, sixth major earthquake-prone belt 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. (Representative Image: Reuters)

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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