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5.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam, Meghalaya; epicenter located 100 km northeast of Tura

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An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale rocked Meghalaya, Assam, and other parts of northeast India on Saturday evening.

The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 6:17 pm (IST), was registered at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers, about 100 kilometers northeast of the town of Tura, according to the Center for Seismology.

Further details are awaited.

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First Published: Sat, February 08 2020. 19:45 IST
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