An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Assam this morning, the National Center for Seismology said. Strong tremors were felt in parts of the northeast as well as north Bengal.
The epicentre of the earthquake was 43 km west of Assam’s Tezpur, the National Center for Seismology said. The earthquake struck at 7:51 am at a depth of 17 km from the surface.
“Just experienced a massive earthquake in Assam. Waiting for details,” Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.