quake hits Mizoram

  • 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.
  • Houses damaged, cracks on roads as quake hits Mizoram
    New Delhi, June 22 (PTI): An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude hit Mizoram in the early hours of Monday, causing damage to houses and cracks on roads at several places, an official said.   No casualties have been reported, the official of the state Geology and Mineral Resource Department said.   Quoting the National Centre for Seismology, the official said the earthquake happened at 4.10 am and the epicentre was at Zokhawthar in Champhai district on the India-Myanmar bo