NE hit by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Guwahati, Feb 16
An earthquake of 3.9 magnitude hit Meghalaya on Thursday, the third such incident in the North East in a span of a week.
A report by the National Center for Seismology report also said that the epicenter of the latest quake, recorded at 9.26 am, lay in East Khasi Hills at a depth of 46 km.
The impact of the quake was felt in Shillong, the district headquarters of East Khasi Hills district, Ri-Bhoi and parts of Assam’s Kamrup Metropolitan district.
There was no immediate report of any injury or damage to any property.
The two quakes that were reported last Sunday and Monday, of 4 and 3.2 magnitude respectively, had epicenters near Hojai in Central Assam.
The North Eastern region falls in a high seismic zone, with earthquakes occurring frequently recorded there. PTI