New Delhi: In another development, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale has struck Mizoram, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) reported on Sunday. Also Read - Medium-intensity Earthquake Jolts Mizoram, 8th Tremor in Nearly 3 Weeks
With the epicentre at 25 km east-northeast of Aizawl, the earthquake occurred at 4:16 PM, the NCS said. Notably, this is the second quake striking the state in less than a week time. Also Read - Earthquake of Magnitude 4.6 Hits Mizoram, 7th One in Last 15 Days, No Damage Reported
Another medium-intensity earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale had rocked Mizoram on June 18. Also Read - Netizens After Another Earthquake Jolts Delhi-Gurugram: 'Apun Toh Aadha Kabar Mein Hai'
As per updates, the tremor took place at 7.30 PM and was tracked at a depth of 80 km from the earth’s surface at a place in Champai district of Mizoram.
The NCS said the tremor was felt in Shillong and all major cities in the north east. However, there was no immediate report of any damages in the state.