Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 rattles India’s Assam

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 rattles India’s Assam

NEW DELHI, April 28: An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale shook large parts of lower Assam in India on Wednesday morning. 

The quake struck at 7:51 am and the epicenter was in the state’s Sonitpur district, the Hindustan Times reported. 

According to initial reports, buildings in Guwahati and other areas have been damaged. There are no immediate reports of any casualties.

Two aftershocks, one measuring 4.3 on Richter took place at 7:58 am with its epicentre 30 km away from Tezpur town and the second measuring 4.4 on Richter scale at 8:01 am, 39 km from Tezpur.


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