Moderate tremor rocks some North East states
- Spot-fixing: Chandila was in touch with four sets of bookies, says Delhi Police
- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives, to hold talks with PM on boundary, water issues
- IPL 2013: Delhi Daredevils crash to defeat, finish last
- Jaganmohan's wife attacks CBI, accuses it of working at Congress behest
- Blast accused death: UP govt seeks CBI probe, FIR against 42 persons
An earthquake of moderate intensity shook Meghalaya, Assam and some other north-east states this morning.
The quake, which had a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale, had its epi-centre 10 km underneath the earth's crust along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Karimganj area of Assam, officials at the Regional Seismological Centre here said.
The officials said the quake was of 'moderate' intensity which lasted for a few seconds only around 7 am and all major towns in the region felt the tremor.
The tremor was also felt in Itanagar, Guwahati, Agartala besides Kohima and Imphal, they said.
There was no casualty in the tremor which caused minor cracks in some buildings in the state capital.
- Quake-hit and shaken, Bhaderwah spends nights in the open
- UP blast accused dies on way to jail, govt wanted to drop case against him
- Former civil aviation secy changes mind, seeks airport security exemption as EC
- BCCI suspects Gujarat players in other teams were also approached
- Police on money trail, Sreesanth in fresh trouble
- Chhattisgarh 'encounter' leaves 8 villagers dead, no Maoist link yet