04 Feb '11, 2pm

6.4-magnitude quake rocks India-Myanmar border

NEW DELHI : A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the India-Myanmar border region on Friday, US seismologists said. The quake struck at a depth of 88 kilometres (55 miles), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, with its epicentre 85 kilometres east of Imphal in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur. It hit at 1353 GMT but there were no immediate reports of damage from the isolated area. The Myanmar side of the border is sparsely populated with no major population centres. Strong quakes are rare there.

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