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Quake hits Meghalaya, other NE states

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Shillong, May 7: An earthquake, measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale, rocked Meghalaya and other northeastern states and parts of Bangladesh on Saturday, an official said. There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property. The tremor was felt at 3.13 p.m. with its epicentre located in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district, said a Regiol Seismological Centre official here. Seven of the northeastern states - Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, galand, Aruchal Pradesh and Manipur - are considered by seismologists as the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.

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