Earthquake in Assam Today: Magnitude 5.2 earthquake hits Assam, tremors were felt in Meghalaya, Bengal | Guwahati News

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GUWAHATI: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck Assam on Wednesday morning with tremors felt in neighboring Meghalaya and northern West Bengal, in addition to Bangladesh.
A report from the National Seismology Center said the earthquake was recorded at 8.45am, with an epicenter in Goalpara in Lower Assam at a depth of 14 km.

Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) deputy director Sanjay O’neil Shaw said the location of the event was 71 km north of Tura in Meghalaya and the tremors were felt there as well.
Residents of Bas-Assam districts, including Guwahati and Meghalaya, panicked from their homes.
The tremors were also felt in the northern districts of West Bengal, notably in Alipurduar and Jalpaiguri.
Parts of Bangladesh, including Dhaka, Gaibandha, Bogura and Rajshahi, also felt the shake, local media reported.
There were no immediate reports of injuries to anyone or damage to property, officials said.
Northeastern India falls into the high seismic zone, causing earthquakes to hit the region frequently.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked the region on April 28.



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