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Earthquake of 3.8 magnitude jolts Assam Assam earthquake
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Earthquake of 3.8 magnitude jolts Assam

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 May 2021, 07:50 pm

Guwahati/UNI: An earthquake of 3.8 magnitudes on the Richter scale jolted Assam at 5.33 pm on Tuesday.

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake occurred at 5:33 pm at a depth of 19 Km.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located 34 km west-north-west of Tezpur, NCS said.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.8, Occurred on 18-05-2021, 17:33:00 IST, Lat: 26.72 & Long: 92.45, Depth: 19 Km, Location: 34km WNW of Tezpur, Assam, India,” NCS tweeted.

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale stuck Assam and other parts of the Northeast on April 28 this year. Seven aftershocks were recorded in the hours after the first quake shook up the region.