An earthquake of up to 7.2 in magnitude was detected at the Myanmar-India border region on Wednesday. According to GEOFON Global Seismic Network, the tremor was estimated at 7.2, while USGS reported a 7.0 earthquake in the area.
The quake’s epicenter was some 100km (62 miles) from the city of Monywa in Myanmar, according to USGS. A witness cited by Reuters reported strong tremors in the eastern Indian city of Guwahati. Tremors were also reportedly felt as far away as India’s former capital, Kolkata. FULL REPORT