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Assam: Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 hits Tezpur

News Agencies | Updated on: 31 May 2021, 11:04 IST

An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale hit Assam's Tezpur on Monday morning, as per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

The quake occurred at 09:50:50 IST at a depth of 24 kilometers. The epicentre of the quake was located at 44 kilometers west of Tezpur.

"Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.8, Occurred on 31-05-2021, 09:50:50 IST, Lat: 26.69 & Long: 92.35, Depth: 24 Km, Location: 44km W of Tezpur, Assam, India," the NCS said in a tweet.

Earlier on Sunday afternoon, an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale had jolted Assam's Tezpur district.

A tweet by the NCS stated, "Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.1, Occurred on 30-05-2021, 14:23:06 IST, Lat: 26.69 and Long: 92.39, Depth: 16 Km, Location: 40km W of Tezpur, Assam, India."


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First published: 31 May 2021, 11:04 IST