Moderate earthquake shakes North-East

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, February 8, 2020

An earthquake of moderate intensity, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, shook Meghalaya and parts of Assam and north Bengal this evening.

A bulletin from the National Center for Seismology said the quake, which had its epicentre at latitude 26.3 N and longitude 90.7 E, about 100 km north-northeast of Tura in Meghalaya, occurred at 1817 hours today at a focal depth of 10 km.

The tremor was also felt in parts of Bhutan.