An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter Scale, jolted Meghalaya and neighbouring Assam at 2.10 am on Wednesday.
The news has been confirmed by the National Center for Seismology.
The National Center for Seismology (NCS) in a tweet said the earthquake (Lat: 25.88 & Long: 90.34) occurred at a depth of 10 km .
The epicenter of the earthquake was located 42 km from the north-north-east of Tura in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
“Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.1, Occurred on 21-07-2021, 02:10:49 IST, Lat: 25.88 & Long: 90.34, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 42km NNE of Tura, Meghalaya, India,” the National Center for Seismology tweeted.
Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on 21-07-2021, 02:10:49 IST, Lat: 25.88 & Long: 90.34, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 42km NNE of Tura, Meghalaya, India for more information download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/mrERsEOfTU @Indiametdept @ndmaindia pic.twitter.com/tIMXLY4aLS
— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) July 20, 2021
So far, there is no report of any casualty or damage caused by the earthquake.
The northeastern part of India continues to feel jolts of earthquake for the last several months.
On July 19, earthquake of 3.2 magnitude jolted Sikkim.
The earthquake (Lat: 27.40 & Long: 88.62) occurred at a depth of 10 km.
The epicenter of the earthquake located 6 km north of Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim.
It occurred at 6:46 pm on July 19.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on 19-07-2021, 18:46:58 IST, Lat: 27.40 & Long: 88.62, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 6 km N of Gangtok, Sikkim, India,” National Center for Seismology tweeted on July 19.
On July 16, an earthquake of 3.6 magnitude jolted Assam at 8.39 am.
The earthquake (Lat: 26.48 & Long: 92.44) occurred at a depth of 10 km, the NCS tweetd on July 16.
The epicenter of the earthquake located 40 km west-south-west of Tezpur in Assam’s Sonitpur district
“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.6, Occurred on 16-07-2021, 08:39:11 IST, Lat: 26.48 & Long: 92.44, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 40km WSW of Tezpur, Assam, India,” NCS tweeted on July 16.