4.5 magnitude quake jolts Mizoram, 5th in less than 10 days

4.5 magnitude quake jolts Mizoram, 5th in less than 10 days

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 struck south of Champhai in Mizoram on Thursday, mentioned the Nationwide Centre for Seismology (NCS).

The quake occurred at 1:14 am and struck 21 kilometres south of Champhai.

Earlier on Tuesday, an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale, occurred 31 kilometres South South-West (SSW) of Champhai.

On June 22, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga mentioned that two earthquakes rocked the state inside a span of 12 hours. Whereas an earthquake of magnitude 5.5, occurred 27 kilometres SSW of Champhai at 4:10 am on June 22, one other quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale, struck 25 kilometres East North-East of Aizawl at 4.16 pm on June 21, in keeping with the institute.

The state had additionally recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.zero on the Richter scale on June 18 night, 98 kilometres South-East of Champhai.

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