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Earthquakes in Northeast India: Three low-intensity quakes hit Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya

Three low-intensity earthquakes struck the northeastern states of India within a difference of few hours during the early hours of Friday morning.

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Earthquakes in Northeast India: Three low-intensity quakes hit Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya
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Three low-intensity earthquakes struck the northeastern states of India within a difference of few hours during the early hours of Friday morning.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Assam`s Tezpur 2.04, as per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

The quake occurred at 2.04 am at a depth of 22 kilometres. The epicentre of the quake was located 36 kilometres West-Northwest of Tezpur."Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on 18-06-2021, 02:04:40 IST, Lat: 26.73 and Long: 92.44, Depth: 22 Km, Location: 36km WNW of Tezpur, Assam, India," the NCS said in a tweet.

Prior to that, an earthquake of magnitude 3.0 on the Richter scale hit Manipur`s Moirang. As per NCS, the quake occurred at 1.06 am at a depth of 10 kilometres. The epicentre of the quake was located 39 kilometres East-Southeast of Moirang.

An earthquake of magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale also occurred in the West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya.NCS said the quake occurred at 4.20 am at a depth of 10 kilometres. The epicentre of the quake was located 58 kilometres West-Southwest of Nongpoh. 

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