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A powerful earthquake, measuring 6.9 magnitude, struck the border of India and Myanmar on Wednesday at 7:25 p.m. local time. Tremors were reportedly felt across the region in Kolkata and as far as Delhi.

The United States Geological Survey reported the magnitude of the earthquake in a tweet and identified it was 74 kilometers (45 miles) southeast of Mawlaik, Myanmar.
Prelim. Report M6.9 - 74km SE of Mawlaik, Burma You can report feeling the earthquake at: http://on.doi.gov/1qHTyzq pic.twitter.com/EjUwVGaqCl



People crowd onto the street during an earthquake in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura, on April 13, 2016.
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People crowd onto the street during an earthquake in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura, on April 13, 2016.

British seismologist Steven J. Gibbons tweeted an image of the earthquake's seismic signals.
Seismic signal recorded in Karasjok, Norway, from the #Myanmar #earthquake #EQ http://www.norsardata.no/cgi-bin/spdatashow.cgi?sta=ARC&year=2016&doy=104 ...pic.twitter.com/46ZG8Tu69u
Given the earthquake actually occurred well below the Earth's surface — approximately 134 kilometers (83 miles) below, according to BNO News — the event is not as devastating as it could have been. Thus far, there have been no casualties reported.