1997 Chittagong earthquake

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1997 Chittagong Earthquake
1997 Chittagong earthquake is located in India
1997 Chittagong earthquake
Date 21 November 1997 (1997-11-21)
Magnitude Mw 6.1
Depth 54 km
Epicenter 22°12′43″N 92°42′07″E / 22.212°N 92.702°E / 22.212; 92.702
Casualties 23

The 1997 Chittagong earthquake, or the 1997 Bandarban earthquake, occurred on November 21, 1997 at 11:23 UTC in the Bangladesh-India-Myanmar border region. It had a magnitude of Mw 6.1. The epicenter was located in southern Mizoram, India. While no fatalities were reported in Mizoram, India, however, 23 people were killed when a 5-storey building collapsed in Chittagong, Bangladesh.[1][2] The shaking could also be felt in Dhaka.[3]

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