An earthquake of moderate intensity struck India's northeastern states and adjoining Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan today morning, officials said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.
"The quake, measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale, occurred at 4.37 am and had its epicentre in Manipur's Tamenglong district bordering," said an official of the regional seismological centre in Shillong in Meghalaya.
The earthquake was felt in parts of Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura. Northeast India is considered the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.
"Felt my room shake, in Siliguri government guest house! Hope everyone is ok", says Nirmala Sitharaman.