M6.8 quake hits northern India, no damage

Updated: 2011-09-18 21:59


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NEW DELHI - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit northern India on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to buildings.

The US Geological Survey said on its website the quake was centered 64 km (40 miles) north west of Gangtok, in Sikkim. It was 10 km (6.2 miles) deep.  (Reporting by Paul de Bendern; Editing by Daniel Magnowski)