Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude strikes Mizoram


GUWAHATI: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Mizoram on Saturday, near the India-Myanmar border.

The epicenter of the quake was in Champhai district. The tremor occurred at 2:20pm at the depth of 30 kms, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property as a result of the quake.

The state has experienced a series of earthquakes since the month of June.