New Delhi: A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit neighbouring Myanmar on Wednesday evening. Tremors were felt in many parts of India, including Guwahati, Kolkata and Delhi NCR.
The epicentre of the quake was 74 kilometres southeast of Mawlaik in Myanmar.
The quake struck at a depth of 134.8 kilometres.
Here are some initial twitter reactions after the quake struck.
Strong Earthquake Strikes Myanmar, Felt in India https://t.co/vYrruVCMbp
— Jonjon Mendoza Susi (@kTiNoJ) April 13, 2016
There was an earthquake in Myanmar and we felt it here in Dhaka. Hope everyone is safe. Keep praying
— its lit // t (@pvnkrxcks) April 13, 2016
Building just shook here in Bhutan. Evidently after effects of Myanmar earth quake. No one seems worried. Happens all the time.
— Juliet Rieden (@JulietRieden) April 13, 2016
#Earthquake Measuring 7 On Richter Scale Hits North-East India. Praying For People's Safety.
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) April 13, 2016
Felt earthquake like never before.. God! It was so scary we left house & went on road!
— Բαท ઽiʍρy (@MyLifeIsSRK) April 13, 2016
Such a long earthquake in Kolkata that people tweeted it live & still felt tremors afterwards.
Bhai pahle jaan bachao fir tweeto
— Manoj Kumar Sahu (@ManojSahuG) April 13, 2016
Earthquake: Many buildings develop cracks in Kolkata, people out of their houses anticipating aftershocks
— Amam Shah (@amamsshah) April 13, 2016
People in Kolkata vacate their residences in wake of tremors felt in the city. Earthquake magnitude 7.0 hit Myanmar pic.twitter.com/ExRrUiVhuB
— ANI (@ANI_news) April 13, 2016
People's Daily report Myanmar-Indian earthquake felt across Tibet in Lhasa, Shigatse, Nyingchi pic.twitter.com/CwjJ7QqCxm
— Tricia Kehoe (@triciamkehoe) April 13, 2016
Earthquake again, long tremor this time. Damn what's happening
— AT (@abhishek_tri) April 13, 2016