According to the USGS, the tremor struck late Monday night at a depth of 35 km, with its centre about 90 km south of Porgera, in the province of Enga, reports Efe news.
The mercury on Tuesday dropped to the season's lowest here at 6.3 degrees Celsius against the average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Department.
Modi arrived at the Poonthura Community hall to interact directly with the families of the fisherfolk whose near and dear ones either died or continue to remain missing, giving them a patient hearing as Union Tourism and IT Minister K.J. Alphons translated what they were saying.
Modi is expected to spend half hour in Poonthura in Thiruvananthapuram meeting the families of the affected community. He would also interact with Vijayan before leaving for Delhi.
"Delhi's air quality is getting worse. In this situation, there can be no compromise on children's health," Sisodia, also the Education Minister, said in a tweet.
Although question raised by the local people how most of the brick kilns are getting certificate of TPCB by polluting the environment every day.
An official of the Tripura Disaster Control Centre said though the water level in most of rivers in Tripura is heavily increased, they are flowing below the danger level.
According to an IMD report, last year also seven northeastern states, except Sikkim, witnessed deficient rainfall during the four-month monsoon (June-September).
The tragedy came less than two weeks after a massive 8.1-magnitude quake hit Mexico on September 7 and killed nearly 100 people.
"We pull out debris and work in a line, and when they ask you to be quiet, you remain silent. If applause is heard, we start to get the person out", a young man explained.
In this summit there were 6 youth representatives from Tripura (Pritam Choudhury, Robert Lushai, Monica Debbarma, Manusri Jamatia, Sariel T Reang and Poulami Saha).
The programme was inaugurated by the Regional Director CFLE. In his address Regional Director, CFLE, Agartala, Pawan K Kaushik explains the importance and objectives of the two international days.
“A total of 7 rescue boats were put up to displace the affected families in the relief camps and more 7 boats are being put up in reserve.”
In 2012, 793 animals died in Kaziranga due to heavy floods. Last year, a total of 503 animals were killed in the floods.
The flood has taken a serious turn under Kaliabor subdivision in Nagaon district forcing the district administration to announce closure of schools and colleges for next three days.
Visiting the camp CM Manik Sarkar ensured that all the basic facilities should be provided to the people who have taken shelter in the relief camps.
Local people alleged that flood situation created in Udaipur as drains were not cleaned in due time and water bodies filled unscientifically in the town.
DM (West) Milind Ramteke along with the SDM (Sadar) Samit Roy Chowdhury and police officials have rushed to the Dashamighat area in Battala where the water flow was witnessed to be gradually increasing.
“At least 17 rescue camps are being opened for the affected families in Sadar Agartala and rest many more have been opened in other parts of the state,”
“Two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are being deployed and along with the 2nd and the 10th battalion of the TSR forces are on duty in the major section of the capital city.”
"The frequency of movement of monsoon factors are also favourable in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura sub-division," he added.
During the hearing of a petition regarding the cleaning and rejuvenation of the Ganga, NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar said a huge amount of money had been spent on cleaning the river but desired results were not visible.
Incessant rains for the past three days have triggered landslides and flash floods in various parts of this mountainous state.
Consequently passengers from out of the state and Agartala were trapped at both sides of the landslide for six to seven hours.