An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude rocked Mizoram on Thursday, which was felt mainly in Champhai district located on the India-Myanmar border, officials said.

This is the eighth tremor reported in the hilly northeastern state in three weeks.

The earthquake occurred at 2.28 pm and the epicentre was 23 km southwest of Champhai town, according to the National Center for Seismology.

The depth of the quake was 10 km, it said.

Champhai district Deputy Commissioner Maria C T Zuali told PTI that the tremor was felt in several villages and Champhai town.

"There is no report of any casualty or damage to property in Champhai town. Detailed reports from different parts of the district are awaited," she said.

This is the third earthquake to hit Champhai district in the past six days and the eighth to jolt the state since June 18.
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