Mild tremor in Assam after Indonesian quake

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Guwahati, Apr 11: A mild tremor was felt in parts of Assam due to a high intensity earthquake off the coast of Sumatra today.

Tremors were felt in Barak Valley in South Assam, Guwahati and its adjoining areas, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar and Jorhat districts in upper Assam and some districts of lower Assam, official sources said. There was, however, no immediate report of any casualty, injuries or damage to property.

The tremor began at 2:16 pm and three more tremors were felt at an interval of 20 seconds each. A spokesman of the Seismological Centre at Shillong said that the epicentre of the earthquake was at Latitude 2.3 degree North and Longitude 93.0 degree East off the west coast of North Sumatra.


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