The quake on Friday occurred at 11.16 am and the epicentre was 29 km southeast of Champhai, the NCS said.
The earthquake occurred at 3.56 pm and the epicentre was 33 km south-southwest of Champhai
This is the third earthquake to hit Champhai district in the past six days and the eighth to jolt the state since June 18.
In a Tweet, the National Centre for Seismology said: “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.6, Occurred on:05-07-2020, 17:26:37 IST, Lat:23.24 N & Long: 93.24 E, Depth: 77 Km, Region:Distt.- Champhai, Mizoram”.
Repeated quakes in the same district since June 18 has left many puzzled.
Champhai, where today’s earthquake originated a well, was the epicenter of two more quakes in last 72 hours.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured all possible help to the state. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb prayed for the safety of its people.
Patients would be kept in institutional quarantine centres in most cases and home quarantine would be allowed only in extremely unavoidable cases. The state government has also raised the quarantine period from 14 days to 21 days.
Inner Line Permits (ILP) are official travel documents issued by governments of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland and Manipur to allow inward travel of any Indian citizen for a limited period
In his letter, the Mizoram CM said Brus and Mizos have historically shared ethnic tension and upheavals, both in Mizoram and Tripura. He said any ‘strain’ between the two communities in Tripura is likely to have "repercussions" in Mizoram.
The main aim of the decision is to professionalise sports in the state.
This man is an Aizawl-based trader who prefers to remain anonymous. Bank authorities refused to divulge his contact details as he wished to stay away from the spotlight.
As Mizos return to the state, 90 churches offered to convert their halls into quarantine centres but this number may increase.
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The memorandum also highlighted the issue of repatriation of Brus to the state from camps in neighbouring Tripura, Lalhmachhuana, secretary of Mizoram’s NGO coordination committee, said.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 could open a "floodgate of illegal immigrants" in Mizoram, an official statement said.
Shah was speaking at the inauguration of the North East Handloom and Handicraft Exhibition, organised by the North East Council, in the Mizoram capital.
Last year, the all-powerful NGO, Young Mizo Association (YMA), demanded the enactment of a law to ensure that a Mizo woman who marries a non-tribal loses her ST status.
The convicts were arrested from Champai district's Dungtlang village for possessing 439 gram of heroin in 2017.
The cell is headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte. A former deputy controller of mines at Indian Bureau of Mines, he unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha polls as Independent and joined the BJP earlier this month.
The re-identification of the bona fide residents of Mizoram, as part of the repatriation process of the Bru refugees lodged in the relief camps, was completed on July 20, Lalbiakzama said.
State excise and narcotics department spokesperson Peter Zohmingthanga said the tablets, reportedly smuggled from Myanmar, were worth around Rs 15 crore in the local market at the rate of Rs 250 per tablet.
The MNF leader was suffering from cancer and prepartions were on to bring his body to Aizawl from the Meghalaya hospital.
Earlier this month, the state government had passed an order, saying that owners of liquor warehouses, vendors and those holding liquor licences in clubs, government lodgings or hotels should “dispose of all their stocks before March 31”.