earthquakes

  • Three quakes hit Mizoram in one hour, no damage reported
    Aizawl, August 27 (IANS): Three successive moderate intensity earthquakes measuring 3.6 to 5.3 on the Richter scale hit eastern Mizoram's Champhai district within an hour on Thursday evening, officials said. However, there was no report of any damage or loss of property. According to the officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the first quake of 5.3 magnitude hit at 5.37 p.m. followed by tremors of 3.6 and 4.1 magnitudes at 6.16 p.m and 6.47 p.m. respectively.
  • Jolted by series of earthquakes, many Mizoram residents spending nights in tents
    Aizawl, July 23 (PTI): Many people in Mizoram’s Champhai district bordering Myanmar are spending nights outside their homes in makeshift tents after a series of earthquakes hit the north-eastern state in a month, an official said. So far, at least 22 earthquakes have rocked four districts — Champhai, Saitual, Siaha and Serchhip since June 18. The tremors ranged from 4.2 to 5.5 in magnitude. Champhai was the hardest-hit district. Champhai district Deputy Commissioner M
  • Quake jolts Mizoram again, no damage reported
    Eighth tremors to jolt the northeastern state in 18 days Aizawl, July 9 (IANS): With a fresh moderate earthquake of 4.3 on the Richter scale on Thursday, mountainous Mizoram continues to be hit by mild and moderate tremors since June 22, officials said.   India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the quake hit eastern Mizoram's Champhai district on Thursday afternoon, the eighth tremors to jolt the northeastern state in 18 days.   According to offic
  • Quake rocks Mizoram again, no damage, casualties
    Aizawl, July 5 (IANS):  A moderate earthquake of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram's Champhai district on Sunday afternoon, the seventh tremor to jolt the northeastern state in two weeks, officials said.   According to officials of the Mizoram state disaster control center, there is no report of any damage in the state due to the tremor, which occurred at 5.26 pm on Sunday afternoon. India Meteorological Department officials said that the tremor had its epicentre
  • Mizoram government sounds alert after three earthquakes
    AIZAWL, JUNE 22 (NNN): After three earthquakes had hit the State within a span of 5 days, the Mizoram government has sounded alert on Monday.   Three earthquakes with the magnitudes ranging between 4.6 and 5.3 on the Richter scale were reported between June 18 and June 22 leaving certain damages to properties in various areas. However, there was no report of loss of human lives due to the calamities.   The latest earthquake in Mizoram occurred on Monday at 4:11 wi