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Moderate tremor felt near India-Myanmar border

Shillong: A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Manipur-Myanmar border today but there was no report of any damage or casualties, officials said.  The tremor hit at around 7.16 PM today, was also felt in neighbouring
PTI January 29, 2014 22:47 IST
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Shillong: A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Manipur-Myanmar border today but there was no report of any damage or casualties, officials said.  

The tremor hit at around 7.16 PM today, was also felt in neighbouring Meghalaya, Nagaland, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, officials at the Regional Seismological Centre here said.

The epicentre of the 5.1 magnitude quake measured on the Richter Scale was recorded at a depth of 33 km in Manipur along the international border with Myanmar.  

The exact location was traced to be in 93.9° E Longitude and 23.9° N Latitude, as per the IMD report.  

Manipur and all states in the northeast are categorised under zone V on the country's Seismological map considered to be highly active.