Guwahati, December 2, 2019:

A mild-intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the richter scale shook the Indo-Myanmar region early in the morning at  on Monday.

Support Independent Media

Support us in our efforts to bring authentic, extensive and thorough news coverage from Northeast India. Do support independent media as good journalism can only survive when a media organization is both editorially and financially independent.

Pay for quality news

The earthquake originated around 10 kms away from Myanmar capital Burma, at a depth of around 54 kms.

ALSO READ: R N Ravi Urges Nagas to Build ‘New Nagaland’ Free from Gun and Corruption

According to reports, the earthquake which hit the region at around 06:42 am, did not cause any damage to life or property.

The countries of Bangladesh, India, and Myanmar were jolted by the earthquake. In the Indian side of the border, the impact was felt in Mizoram.

It may be mentioned here that the Northeast region has been impacted by earthquakes in recent times. Recently, on November 21, a medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale has hit Assam, and other parts of the Northeast today.

According to the reports, the tremors were felt in Guwahati and other parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and adjoining areas of the northeastern region at about 7.42 pm.

The earthquake had its epicentre 55 kms WSW of Guwahati, the largest city in the State, and originated 48 kms below the earth’s surface.

Support Inside Northeast (InsideNE), an independent media platform that focuses on Citizen-centric stories from Northeast India that are surprising, inspiring, cinematic and emotionally relevant.

Readers like you make Inside Northeast’s work possible.

To support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism, support us HERE.


The Inside Northeast app HERE for News, Views, and Reviews from Northeast India.

Do keep following us for news on-the-go. We deliver the Northeast.

Share this: