(M5.0-5.9 termed as
the Upper Chindwin Valley in Sagaing division, Myanmar on
13 March 2010 at 04:49 IST or 05:19 BDT.
The earthquake had a magnitude of Mw=5.5
and was felt as far as Kolkata in West Bengal, India.
If you felt this earthquake in India,
Bangladesh or Myanmar, please let us know!
The earthquake was
13.5 kms SE of Kunbyo Taungdan (Sagaing), Myanmar,
27 kms NNW of Kindaung Peak (Sagaing), Myanmar,
37 kms SE of Shwelobo (Sagaing), Myanmar,
55.4 kms NE of Kalemyo (Sagaing), Myanmar,
88 kms ESE of Kennedy Peak (Sagaing), Myanmar,
208 kms SSE of Imphal (Manipur), India,
298 kms SSE of Kohima (Nagaland), India,
432 kms ESE of Dhaka (Dhaka), Bangladesh,
452 kms SE of Guwahati (Assam), India.
This earthquake was
widely felt in
north-eastern India and was also felt in parts of Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, tremors woke a number of residents of the capital
Dhaka and in an isolated instance loose items were overturned.
Elsewhere in Bangladesh, the earthquake was felt in the districts
of Bandarban, Chittagong, Khagrachari, Mymensingh and Rangamati.
At Aizawl and Selesih in the state of Mizoram in India, tremors
were strong enough to wake those asleep. In other parts of India,
it was felt at Guwahati in Assam, at Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri and
Shiliguri as well as in tall buildings as far
as Behala in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal.
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