BHUBANESWAR: Tremor of the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit the country’s remote northeast region in the wee hours on Monday was felt in the northern districts of Odisha like Mayurbhanj, Keonjar, Bhadrak and Baleswar.
At least six people were killed and over 90 injured as the earthquake epicentred in Manipur hit the northeastern region, causing damage to buildings and triggering panic.
The quake occurred at 4.35 AM at a depth of 17 km below the ground, and the epicentre is located at somewhere in Tamenglong district of Manipur.
The epicentre has been located at Long 24.8 Deg North and Lat 93.5 Deg East, it said.
The earthquake was also felt in parts of Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura.
India’s northeast is considered the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.