Tura: An earthquake of 4.7 magnitude struck Meghalaya on Thursday at around 8 PM. It was a minor tremor which shook the region for nearly five seconds. Also Read - Earthquake of 4.6 Magnitude Jolts Parts of Delhi NCR, Epicentre in Haryana
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. Also Read - Earthquake Strikes Manipur, Tremors Felt in Parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram
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. Also Read - 'Coolest CM': Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma Rocks the Internet With His Rendition Of Iron Maiden's 'Wasted Years' | Watch
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.
In January, an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale had struck the Nicobar Islands region. “Earthquake of Magnitude:6.0, Occurred on:17-01-2019, 08:23:07 IST, Lat:7.6 N & Long: 94.5 E, Depth: 84 Km, Region: Nicobar Islands Region,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had tweeted. No tsunami warning was issued, and no casualties or injuries were reported. There were no reports of aftershocks either.