The quake was felt by residents for close to 10 seconds and several buildings developed cracks in the aftermath. No casulaties have been reported so far.
While Meghalaya was rocked by a major tremor that lasted for 30 seconds and measured 6.4 in the Richter scale; less low intensity tremors were also reported. The epicenter was located at 24.8 Latitude North and 94.5 Longitude East. Arunachal Pradesh also experienced minor tremors.
Shillong residents felt tremors measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale, according to the Meteorological Department. Imphal also suffered the impact with a quake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale at 7:24 pm that continued for more than 10 minutes.
(With inputs from agencies)