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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hits Tripura

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hits Tripura

Powerful tremors were felt in Northeastern states after an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hit Tripura early morning at around 9 am on December 2.

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Powerful tremors were felt in Northeastern states after an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hit Tripura early morning at around 9 am on December 2.

The seismic activity was experienced in the other parts of the neighbouring states with the epicentre located in Bangladesh at a depth of 55 km, as per the National Centre for Seismology.

Tripura is located in the Siesmic Zone-IV of the country, which means they are at very high risk in terms of vulnerability to earthquakes.

As per the updated info from the districts, a total of 12 houses have been damaged due to today’s earthquake in the morning.

The breakup of the damage: Sonamura subdivision in Sepahijala district-10 (partly), Bishalgarh-1 in Sepahijala district (severely) and Kumarghat in Unakoti district

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Edited By: Nandita Borah
Published On: Dec 02, 2023