The second earthquake that struck Mizoram damaged a Church in the state Credit: Twitter image

Another earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram at 8:02 AM on June 24; this is the fourth earthquake to strike the state in the past three days.

The National Center of Seismology in a tweet said “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on 24-06-2020, 08:02:36 IST, Lat: 23.18 & Long: 93.25, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 31km SSW of Champhai, Mizoram, India.”

On June 23rd, a light intensity earthquake struck Mizoram at 7:17 PM with an intensity of 3.7 on the Richter scale. No loss of life or damages were reported in the state due to this earthquake.

Two other earthquakes rocked Mizoram on Sunday and Monday with tremors being felt in entire northeast India and caused damage to houses and cracks on roads in several parts of Mizoram.

The cracks on roads due to the earthquake also prompted the state government to sound landslide alert.

The series of earthquakes in Mizoram has prompted the experts to take a look at the rapid activity on the tectonic plates that pass through the northeastern part of India.

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