Powerful tremor measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale shaking India’s northeastern region early Monday, Facebook has initiated its safety check tool people in the range let loved ones know they are safe.
Facebook activates safety Check tool for Manipur earthquake
“A major earthquake just struck northeastern India and we’ve activated Safety Check to help people in the area let friends and family know they’re safe,” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wrote.
“Tremors were also felt in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal. If you appear to be nearby, we will send you a notification to access Safety Check so you can share that you are safe and see that people you care about are safe as well,” Zuckerberg posted on Facebook.
The shake happened at 4.35 a.m., had its epicenter in Manipur’s Tamenglong region. Beginning reports demonstrate that one young girl was died and 30 were seriously injured.
“My thoughts are with everyone in the affected areas. May you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy,” Zuckerberg said.
You can access the tool here