Mild earthquake of 4.5 magnitude shakes Assam

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Guwahati | Published: February 12, 2017 6:09:26 PM

A 'slight intensity' earthquake of 4.5 magnitude shook Lower Assam today, the met office said.

eople in almost the Lower Assam districts felt the jolt and came out in the open. (Picture for representative purpose only. Credit: PTI)eople in almost the Lower Assam districts felt the jolt and came out in the open. (Picture for representative purpose only. Credit: PTI)

A ‘slight intensity’ earthquake of 4.5 magnitude shook Lower Assam today, the met office said. The earthquake occurred at 9:35 AM and its epicentre was at Lat 25.6 degree North and Long 90.8 degree East in East Garo Hills in Meghalaya. People in almost the Lower Assam districts felt the jolt and came out in the open. Officials from Assam State Disaster Management Authority said there was no report of any damage from any part of the state.

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