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Slight intensity quake measuring 4.8 in Meghalaya

Written by: Staff

Shillong, Apr 15: A slight intensity earthquake shook Meghalaya last night, with the epicenter lying at India-Myanmar border.

The intensity of the earthquake was 4.8 at the Richter scale and it was felt at 21.55 hrs IST. The epicenter was at latitude 24-degree north and longitude 94.9-degree east, said a met department official here today.

''The earthquake was of slight intensity and there has been no report of any kind of damage,'' said the official.

The North-Eastern part of India, which falls in the highest Seismic Zone in the country, is prone to earthquakes.


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