Wed, Aug 24, 2016, 04:53 PM
An earthquake measuring 6.8 on richter scale rocked Central Myanmar, this evening. Strong tremors were felt all over North India including Kolkata, Guwahati and Patna. The epicentre was located more than 500 kms from the Indian border. At Kolkata the tremors lasted for at least 10 seconds, forcing schools and colleges to evacuate the children. Tremors lasted for 3 seconds at Patna.