Monday’s earthquake was one of the strongest in the north-east region in recent history, but lesser than the one with a magnitude of 6.9 that had rocked Sikkim in September 2011, killing 111. The Manipur earthquake occurred in the Indo-Burmese Arc, as a result of a collision between the India and the Eurasian plate.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>

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7 killed, over 200 injured in North-East earthquake