Moderate intensity earthquake hits Assam

Guwahati: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck Sonitpur in Assam. According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the epicenter of the earthquake was Sonitpur at a depth of 15 km. No damage has been reported so far.

The northeastern region of the country is situated in a high seismic zone. The northeastern states are included in the Seismic Zone 5. So, earthquakes are a frequent phenomenon in the area.


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