Mild intensity earthquake were reported in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills on Sunday. The quake, measuring 4.4 on Richter scale, stroked the region at 7.27 am. The mild intensity quake hit the region when the city was already gripped dense fog. No casualties have been reported yet.
Earlier on November 17th, mild treanors were felt in region after an earthquake hit New Delhi and several parts of north India. At that time, the epicentre of the quake was 13 km south-east of Bawal in Haryana and had a depth of 10km. Although, strong tremors were felt, no loss of life has yet been reported.
Many people also tweeted about the earthquake even though the tremor hit early in the morning. States of Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and Manipur are considered sixth major earthquake-prone area in the world. An earthquake of 6.8 had rocked West Bengal, Bihar and Assam last August, which had its epicentre in Myanmar. The same month, tremors with its epicentre in Haryana was felt in parts of Delhi which had of 3.7 magnitude.