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3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Meghayala, 2nd In 5 Hours



An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale rocked Meghalaya’s Tura in the early hours of Tuesday, the National Center for Seismology informed.

The tremours were felt at 6.57 am, 59 km north of Tura.

The depth of the earthquake was reported to be at 29 kms.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.7, Occurred on 28-02-2023, 06:57:18 IST, Lat: 26.04 & Long: 90.11, Depth: 29 Km, Location: 59km N of Tura, Meghalaya,” read a post on the official Twitter handle of the National Center for Seismology.

This is the second earthquake in the northeast region to be reported on Tuesday.

Earlier, in the small hours of Tuesday, an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 struck the Noney district of Manipur, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

The quake struck around 2.46 am, at a depth of 25 km.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on 28-02-2023, 02:46:39 IST, Lat: 24.67 & Long: 93.66, Depth: 25 Km, Location: Noney, Manipur, India,” the NCS said in a tweet.

Meghalaya, on Monday, polled for the Assembly, recording an overall turnout of over 81 per cent.

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