Minor earthquake jolts Bhutan

An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India’s northeastern states and parts of Bhutan on Friday night, news reports say. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.

The quake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale, occurred at 10.27 p.m. and had its epicentre in Assam’s Darrang district bordering China, India’s meteorological department has said.

The earthquake was felt in some parts of Bhutan and Indian states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, and adjoining areas of northeastern region.

It lasted for about 10 to 12 seconds.

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