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1997 Chittagong earthquake

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Origin time  11:23:07 UTC
Depth  54 km (34 mi)
Casualties  23 dead 200 injured
Magnitude  6.1 Mw
Type  Strike-slip
1997 Chittagong earthquake
Date  21 November 1997 (1997-11-21)

The 1997 Chittagong earthquake (also known as the Bandarban earthquake) occurred on November 21 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. No fatalities were reported there, but 23 people were killed in Chittagong when a five story building collapsed in Bangladesh. The shaking could also be felt in Dhaka.

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1997 Chittagong earthquake Wikipedia


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