Earthquake with magnitude 7.2 hits Myanmar. Tremors felt in many parts of North and East India.


A powerful earthquake with a 7.2 magnitude struck northwest Myanmar near the Indian border on Wednesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The tremors from the quake were felt in Bangladesh and northeast India.

The US Geological Survey, however, put the magnitude on the Richter scale at 7.2 and said the epicentre lay 74 km southeast of Mawlaik.

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