Earthquake Strikes Meghalaya, Tremors Felt In West Bengal


Shillong: Earthquake termors being felt in parts of the Northeast and in West Bengal after a 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck in Megahalaya. The Indian weather office confirmed that an earthquake had struck the region seconds after 8pm. The earthquake struck in east Garo Hills in Meghalaya.

There were no reports of damage or casualties. According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) officials, an earthquake with 10 kilometre depth jolted Meghalaya today evening. The epicenter was traced back to East Garo Hills. No casualty has been reported as of now.

On March 11, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale hit Andaman Islands Region. No casualty or damage to property was reported. An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Palghar district of Maharashtra on March 1. Tremors were felt in Mumbai city following the earthquake.

Earlier on February 28, an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit the Nicobar Islands during wee hours. No reports of casualties or injuries were received.