In a stunning improvement, an earthquake was felt in Assam’s Guwahati at round 9.48 pm on Sunday. Being an earthquake-prone state, there have been a number of minor earthquakes up to now. As per studies, tremors had been felt each in and round Guwahati. Earlier than this, a average depth earthquake was additionally felt in Assam’s Sonitpur district within the month of January. You will need to be aware that the North East area falls within the excessive seismic zone.

Earthquakes in North East India 

In January, two earthquakes of magnitude 3.5 and three.8 had hit components of the North East area in a span of half-hour, Nationwide Middle for Seismology had mentioned. The primary earthquake of magnitude 3.5 came about at 2.11 am that day and the epicentre was in Cachar district of Assam. The depth of the quake was 35 km. The second tremor of magnitude 3.8 was recorded at 2.39 am with the epicentre in Manipur’s Kangpokpi space. The depth was 20 km, the nodal company of the Centre for monitoring of earthquake had mentioned.

A quake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kangpokpi on January 13. Three extra jolts hit varied components of Manipur because the starting of the brand new yr, together with two on January 4 in Tamenglong and Chandel areas. One other one was in Kamjong on January 16.

Assam floods kill three

This comes on a day when extreme flooding within the state of Assam has affected a complete of 24,681 folks in 94 villages throughout six districts. The torrential rains that washed away a portion of a highway within the Haflong space in Assam’s Dima Hasao district, claimed the lives of three folks together with a girl. 

The Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority knowledgeable that six districts together with Cachar, Dhemaji, Hojai, Karbi Anglong West, Nagaon, and Kamrup (Metro) have been affected by floods. In a latest replace, landslides have been reported from 12 villages within the Dima Hasao district and over 80 homes have been severely affected. On Saturday, Might 14, the PWD highway connecting Hojai and West Karbi Anglong districts submerged below floodwaters within the Hojai district. 

(With Company Inputs)

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