Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured all possible supports to Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga after an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the northeastern state, the second in a little over 12 hours.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale occurred 27 km south-southwest of Champhai in Mizoram at 4:10am, according to the National Center for Seismology.
The depth of the earthquake was 20 kilometres, and the coordinates of the epicentre are 23.22 (latitude) and 93.24 (longitude), it said.
Spoke to the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri @ZoramthangaCM Ji on the situation in the wake of the earthquake there. Assured all possible support from the Centre.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 22, 2020