5.5-magnitude quake hits Assam, tremors felt in WB, Bihar, entire Northeast

ONI Bureau:  An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Guwahati and its adjoining areas on Wednesday, the Met said. No damage was reported.

Tremors of which were also felt in parts of West Bengal,  Bihar, Nagaland, Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

The quake occurred at a depth of 13 km around 10.20 a.m. with its epicentre in Kokrajhar district, the India Meteorological Department said.

An Assam State Disaster Management Authority official said there was no report of any major damage from anywhere in the state so far. (IANS)

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