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An earthquake measuring 7 on Richter Scale hit Myanmar Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Tremors were felt in Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Patna and Arunachal Pradesh. North India Picture: People rush out of offices as an earthquake jolts the Indian capital and its neighbouring region on Oct. 26, 2015. [Representational Image]IANS

UPDATE: 8:08 p.m. IST — According to the preliminary findings, 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit 74 km Southeast of Mawlaik in Myanmar, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 396 km north of Myanmar's capital city Naypyidaw, the Associated Press reported.

Germany's Research Center for Geosciences said the quake measured 7.1. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre had earlier said the magnitude of the earthquake was 7.

No casualty has been reported as yet.

Original Story —

A massive earthquake measuring 7 on Richter scale hit Myanmar Wednesday evening, Asian News International reported, citing the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre. The tremors were also felt in Kolkata and New Delhi.

Tremors were also felt in some other places in North and East India, including Arunachal Pradesh, Patna and Guwahati. 

More details awaited.

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