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Earthquake of slight intensity hits India’s northeast

By Team Pardaphash 
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According to the information given by the official, an earthquake of slight intensity jolted India’s northeastern states and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.

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“The quake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale, occurred at 1.15 p.m. and had its epicentre in Manipur’s Senapati district,” a seismologist told media.

The earthquake was felt in some parts of Assam, Meghalaya and adjoining areas of north-eastern region.

India’s northeastern states — Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur — are considered by seismologists as the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.

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