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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 - 17:11
Myanmar earthquake leaves east India shaken
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An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Myanmar on Wednesday afternoon with tremors felt across east India.

Reports of strong tremors have been felt across West Bengal and Assam. There are not reports of casualties yet.

According to National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the epicenter of the quake was in Myanmar and it occurred at 4:04 PM at a depth of 58 kms.

People panicked and fled out of buildings in Kolkata, Patna and Guwahati. Metro services have been temporarily suspended in Kolkata after earthquake tremors were felt in the region.
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