Latest Earthquake 2016 Myanmar, Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi, India

Latest Earthquake 2016 strong hits in India (Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Manipur and Delhi

Latest Earthquake  Myanmar (Burma), Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Manipur, Delhi in India

Latest Earthquake 2016 in Myanmar /  Kolkata

A strong magnitude – 6.9 Earthquake in Myanmar(Burma) 2016  hits on Wednesday night causing residents to rush out of their homes in panic at a depth of 135 kilometers, 396 kilometers north of Burma’s capital, Naypyidaw, according to the U.S. Geological Survey which also triggered Earthquake in Kolkata and Guwahati. The earthquake was centered in the jungle and hills around 220 kilometers northwest of Mandalay, Burma’s second-biggest city. While the area is prone to earthquakes, it is generally low populated, and most houses are low-rise structures.

National Centre for Seismology said that the Earthquake in Myanmar 2016 was the epicentre , 100 KM off the India-Myanmar border. The earthquake was 62 miles north of the city of Monywa – not far from the India border. Over two million people live within a 100km radius of the epicenter have reportedly been felt Earthquake in Delhi and Kolkata. It struck 83 miles deep, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The earthquake also affected power supply, communications and rail services in some pockets for some time in the region.

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Earthquake in Manipur’s village Tusom border with Myanmar, villagers said the earthquake felt weaker than the magnitude-6.7 quake that rattled the region on Jan 4, killing eight people and damaging about 2,000 homes.

Earthquake in Manipur 2016 , capital of Imphal also felt quake on Wednesday. At least six people were injured in this Latest Earthquake in Manipur when the earthquake shook the state, officials said. The injured were rushed to hospitals, but are said to be out of danger.

Earthquake in Kolkata 2016,  Magnitude- 6.8 on the Richter scale on Wednesday at around 7.25pm , residents ran out of their homes in panic as the earthquake hit the region. At least 10-12 people suffered minor injuries in north Bengal. Four-five people were injured in the north Bengal town of Siliguri in Darjeeling district. At least seven others sustained injuries in nearby Jalpaiguri district. Some of the injured were taken to hospital in Siliguri and sent home after first aid.  There were reports of buildings getting damaged and almost all parts of Bengal.

Latest Earthquake 2016 in Assam / Guwahati  

Earthquake in Assam 2016, people felt strong tremors and buildings swaying, however two people have lost their lives and more than 70 have been injured after the Latest Earthquake in Guwahati  2016 , measuring 6.8 Today Earthquake at the Richter scale rocked eastern and north eastern parts of the country last evening.

Latest Earthquake in Assam and West Bengal’s eastern Indian states, including in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting during their Royal tour of India. The British High Commission in New Delhi said Prince William and his wife were safe during the Earthquake in Assam.

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

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People also reported feeling the Earthquake in Bangladesh‘s capital, Dhaka, 484 kilometers from the epicenter.

 

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