The Northeastern states of India were in for a rude shock on Tuesday afternoon as an earthquake of moderate intensity rocked parts of Meghalaya, Assam and other North Eastern states.
The epicentre of the quake, measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale, was located in the East Garo Hills in Meghalaya and the quake took place at 1312 hrs, the Seismological Centre in Shillong said.
There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage.
The NE states keep experiencing earthquakes on a regular basis as they’re a highly earthquake prone zone.
(with inputs from PTI)