August 15, 2022

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Earthquake In Assam: Earthquake again in Sonitpur, Assam, magnitude 3.5 on Richter Scale

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The tremors were felt in Assam’s Sonitpur district on Wednesday evening. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale. However, there has been no loss of life due to the earthquake. Earlier on Wednesday, there was a strong earthquake in Assam.

According to the information, there was an earthquake in Sonitpur, Assam at 7.22 pm on Wednesday. The earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale. People moved out of their homes after the earthquake. During this time everyone stayed in the open sky. On the other hand, no damage has been reported from the earthquake at the moment.

On 28 April, around 10 earthquakes had hit the Sonitpur throughout the day. According to NCS, the area is seismically very active falling in the highest Seismic Hazard zone V associated with collisional tectonics where Indian plate subducts beneath the Eurasian Plate.

The earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale rocked Assam on April 28. The epicentre of the quake was located at Dhekiajuli in the Sonitpur district. The tremors felt across northeast India, some parts of Bihar and West Bengal, Bhutan and Bangladesh, left several buildings and roads in Assam damaged.

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