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5.6 magnitude quake hits Meghalaya

india Updated: Mar 13, 2010 11:21 IST

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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocked Meghalaya on Saturday morning, triggering panic among residents. No casualties have been reported.

According to the Regional Seismological Centre in Shillong, the tremor was felt at 4.50 a.m. in most parts of Meghalaya.

Seven northeastern states are considered by seismologists to be the sixth most earthquake-prone belt in the world.