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An earthquake of 5.3 hit Mizoram at 4:10 am on Monday. The depth of the quake was 20 km while the epicentre are 23.22 (latitude) and 93.24 (longitude).
“Earthquake of magnitude:5.3; Occurred on 22-06-2020, 04:10:52 IST; Lat: 23.22 and Long: 93.24; Depth: 20 Km; Location: 27 km SSW of Champhai, Mizoram, India,” the National Centre for Seismology, NCS tweeted.
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.3, Occurred on 22-06-2020, 04:10:52 IST, Lat: 23.22 & Long: 93.24, Depth: 20 Km ,Location: 27km SSW of Champhai, Mizoram, India
for more information http://192.168.5.30/MIS/riseq/Interactive/index/Z1FyWU0xb3VRc3FtVVNrZGdocHZpQT09/Reviewed pic.twitter.com/OpDXPxvuOB
— National Centre for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) June 21, 2020
Earlier an earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hit the northeast region of India at around 4.16 pm on Sunday (June 21, 2020) with Mizoram’s Aizawl district as the epicenter.
The NCS confirmed the epicenter was 25 km east northeast (ENE) of Aizawl in Mizoram. The quake was recorded at a depth of 35 km.
The tremors were felt in the neighbouring states of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram, though no casuality has been reported so far.
However, as per reports, several buildings and houses in Champai district have been partly damaged due to the quake. the quake also caused cracks on highways and roads at several places.
Two earthquakes rocked #Mizoram within a span of 12 hours.
Damage assessment undertaken by concerned MLA and district administration.
Fortunately, no casualties reported so far.
Thanking the Hon'ble Prime Minister and Hon'ble Home Minister for their assurance of support. pic.twitter.com/eSc09UvIqJ
— Zoramthanga (@ZoramthangaCM) June 22, 2020
Taking stock of the situation PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah called on Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga.
Spoke to the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri @ZoramthangaCM Ji on the situation in the wake of the earthquake there. Assured all possible support from the Centre.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 22, 2020
I have spoken to Shri @ZoramthangaCM ji, Chief Minister of Mizoram, to review the situation after the earthquake tremors in the state. I assured him all possible support from the central government. Praying for everyone’s safety and well-being.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) June 22, 2020