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Mild tremors felt in Assam, Nagaland

GUWAHATI, FEB 23 (IANS) | Publish Date: 2/23/2020 12:17:01 PM IST

Two separate mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.8 to 3.4 hit some parts of Assam and Nagaland on Sunday. There was no report of any damage or casualty, an official said.

According to the official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) the first quake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter scale hit Wokha in western Nagaland at 5.12 a.m.

The IMD official said that another tremor with a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richter scale hit Tezpur in northern Assam at 5.35 a.m. The two tremors, which lasted a few seconds, were measured at 28 to 30 km depths of the earth.

According to the IMD observations, at least 27 separate moderate and mild shakes struck this month in different Northeastern states.

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