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Earthquake in Assam! no damages reported yet

Earthquake in Assam! no damages reported yet

Guwahati: Assam experienced tremors of 3.6 magnitude on Monday evening, PTI reports citing an official bulletin of the state.

A National Center for Seismology report said the quake was recorded at 7.12 pm, epicentred in East Karbi Anglong district on the southern bank of Brahmaputra, at a depth of 23 km.

The exact location of the epicentre of the earthquake is around 170 km east-south-east from Guwahati, near the Nagaland border.

People in the neighbouring West Karbi Anglong, Hojai, Dima Hasao, Golaghat, and Nagaon districts also felt the jolt.

The earthquake could also be felt in some areas of Nagaland and Manipur, according to the report.

There was no immediate report of any injury to anyone or damage to any property.

The Northeastern region falls in a high seismic zone, which is why earthquakes are frequent here.

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