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Earthquake of 3.8 magnitude hits Meghalaya including Shillong and adjoining areas

The epicentre of the earthquake was detected at a depth of 14 km in Mawphlang area, southwest of the city

PTI Shillong Published 08.12.23, 10:04 AM
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An earthquake of 3.8 magnitude hit the Meghalaya capital Shillong and adjoining areas on Friday morning, an official said.

There was no immediate report of any loss of life or damage to property, he said.

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The tremor measuring 3.8 on the Richter Scale took place at 8.46 am, an official at the Regional Seismological Centre here told PTI.

The epicentre of the earthquake was detected at a depth of 14 km in Mawphlang area, southwest of the city, he said.

The northeastern states fall in the high seismic zone, and earthquakes frequently hit the region.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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