Earthquake hits Assam, NE states

NEW DELHI, SEP 12 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 9/12/2018 11:43:20 AM IST

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Kokrajar, Assam at around 10.20 a.m. on Wednesday. 

Strong tremors were also felt across the North Eastern states as well as in West Bengal and Bangladesh. 

Locals in Guwahati said the tremors lasted for about 10 seconds. Tremors were also felt in parts of Bangladesh and in Bihar. There were no immediate reports of any damages. 

Earlier today, light tremors were felt in Jammu and Kashmir as well as in Haryana. 

An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred at 5.43 am in Jhajjar, Haryana while an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter Scale occurred at 5.15 am in Jammu and Kashmir.


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