" According to the Regional Seismological Centre here, the epicentre was along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur. The tremor was also felt in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam."
Shillong, Aug 16 - A low intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale shook India's northeastern states and parts of Myanmar Saturday, authorities said.

The quake occured at 10.09 p.m. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.

According to the Regional Seismological Centre here, the epicentre was along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur. The tremor was also felt in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

India's northeast is considered the world's sixth most earthquake-prone belt.


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