5.6-magnitude earthquake jolts northeast India

09:48, March 14, 2010      

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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocked India's northeastern state of Meghalaya Saturday morning, triggering panic among residents. No casualties have been reported.

According to the Regional Seismological Centre here, 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.

Source:Xinhua
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