Posted by : Bijesh Debbarma Monday, 4 January 2016

An earthquake just hit Tripura and other northeastern states on 4th jan 2016 and the epicenter was in Manipur,Imphal the capital of Manipur with magnitude of 6.7 between IST 4:30 - 4:35 A.M.  scaring everyone killing five peoples and so many injured cracking the six storey building of manipur 





Atleast five has been killed in the effected region and 40 were injured and rushed to the hospital according to report.









India's Meteorological Department said the quake struck at a depth of 17 kilometres (about 10 miles).
Panicked residents also fled into the streets in Bangladesh, said the BBC's Salman Saeed in Dhaka.
Deepak Shijagurumayum, a resident of Imphal, told the AFP news agency by phone that his house was severely damaged by the quake.
"Almost everyone was asleep when it struck and were thrown out of their beds," Mr Shijagurumayum said.
"People were crying and praying in the streets and in open spaces. Hundreds remained outdoors for several hours fearing aftershocks."
An official at a hospital in Imphal said more than 50 people had been admitted since the quake with head injuries and fractures.
Shaking was felt as far away as Kolkata, 600 kilometres (370 miles) away. "Many people were seen coming out of their homes in panic," local resident Rabin Dev told AFP news agency.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he had spoken to the region's chief ministers and federal home minister Rajnath Singh "on the situation arising in the wake of the earthquake".
Casualties have not yet been reported on the Myanmar side of the border, which is sparsely populated.
Bangladesh after the earthquake







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