Mizoram: Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Champhai district

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Updated: November 11, 2018 1:01:17 am

Mizoram: Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Champhai district The tremors were also felt in state capital Aizawl, where people rushed out of houses, officials said. (Google Maps)

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocked parts of Mizoram on Saturday night, the India Meteorological Department said. The quake occurred at 10.45 pm at a depth of 24 km and the epicentre was located at Lat 23.9N and Long 93.3E, in Champhai district, the IMD said on its website.

The tremors were also felt in state capital Aizawl, where people rushed out of houses, officials said. There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property due to the earthquake, police said.

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