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Minor earthquake felt in Shillong, no casualties

This tremor was the second in the last three days with the last one occurring on January 18.

india Updated: Jan 21, 2007 15:21 IST

A tremor measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale rocked Meghalayacapital Shillong on Sunday.

Its epicentre was located 12 kilometres away from the Central Seismological Observatory (CSO) in Upper Shillong area.

There was no immediate report of any casualty in the tremor which occurredat 1 pm.

This tremor was the second in the last three days with the last one occurring on January 18.

Its magnitude was 2.3 on the Richter scale and epicentre was 10 kilometres away from the CSO, observatory sources said.

First Published: Jan 21, 2007 15:21 IST