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Moderate earthquake jolts west Meghalaya

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked western Meghalaya on Thursday evening, officials said.The earthquake of magnitude 4.7 shook the region around 8 pm, officials at the regional seismological centre in Shillong told.There was no report of any casualty, police said.

The quake lasted for a few seconds and had its epicentre in remote East Garo Hills district at a depth of about 10 km below the earth's crust.Mild tremors were felt in Shillong. 

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