News: An Earthquake shakes the East Garo Hills Of Meghalaya.

The East Garo hills in Meghalaya,  a north eastern state has experienced an earthquake today(Sunday, 12th February 2016) at around 09:35 Am( Indian Standard Time).

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The earthquake has been measured with a magnitude of 4.5 . As per the recent reports no loss of life and no loss of property has occurred which is great news!!.

The tremors have been felt near Delhi- NCR and northern India. The tremors were felt continuously for thirty five seconds.

The initial report by National Seismological Bureau said that the epicentre (the point on the Earth’s surface that is directly above the focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates) of the earthquake was  Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand. They also said that the earthquakes were of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale and the earthquake took place at a depth of 33 metres.

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