An Earthquake of 4.5 on the Richter scale rocks Mizoram

An Earthquake of 4.3 on the Richter scale rocks Mizoram at 7:13Pm on 19th April 2011. No falling bottles/utensils. However people ran out from houses.

Epicenter is longitude 92.97E latitude 24.26N  and recorded 35 Km deep just north east of Sakawrdai, a Sub-divisional Hqrs and east of Sakawrdai to Zohmun PMGSY road.

The Epicenter is quite close to proposed Tipaimukh high Dam where there is proposal to generate 1500MW. Its a bit north West of where Tuivai river joins Tuiruang(Barak)

More detail location read this link – http://goo.gl/78Wgb the Epicenter recorded in this and by the Mizoram geology and mining Department slightly differs.

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4 thoughts on “An Earthquake of 4.5 on the Richter scale rocks Mizoram

  1. Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 03:34:08 UTC

    That is 0904 IST. Way before 7:13Pm IST. Why does everyone keep referring this as the one which hit Aizawl? Or am I missing something?

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