Earthquake Hits Assam, North-East

Earthquake Hits Assam, North-East

Guwahati, April 28 (TNA) A major earthquake struck Assam and many parts of the north-east on Wednesday. The magnitude was measured at 6.4 on the Richter scale. The National Center for Seismology said strong tremors were felt in parts of the northeast as well as north Bengal.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km west of Assam's Tezpur. The earthquake struck at 7:51 am at a depth of 17 km from the surface. While no immediate information of loss of lives has been reported, there have been reports of damages to buildings.

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