An earthquake hit South Asia, triggering Facebook to activate its Safety Check feature.
An earthquake hit South Asia just before dawn on Monday. The United States Geological Survey reported that it was a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hitting northeastern India at 4:35 AM local time. The epicenter was near Imphal, the capital of the state of Manipur.
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The earthquake tremors were felt throughout the region, including Myanmar and Bangladesh.
The Facebook Safety Check for the Manipur, India Earthquake is available here.
Facebook is sending out messages to users that are that appear to be nearby. The notification allows users to share that they're safe and check on others if they are safe as well.
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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg personally announced the Safety Check activation for the India Earthquake. He added: "My thoughts are with everyone in the affected areas. May you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy."