Guwahati buildings damaged after earthquake

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Guwahati, April 13: Tremors shook Assam's main city Guwahati and adjoining areas on Wednesday evening, causing minor damage to some high rise buildings here, after a 6.9 earthquake hit Myanmar.

The Regional Meteorological Centre at Guwahati said the epicentre of the earthquake was in Myanmar and it occurred 134 km beneath the ground. The tremor occurred around 7.25 p.m.

Also read: 6.9 earthquake in Myanmar, strong tremors felt in Kolkata, Patna

Guwahati buildings damaged in quake

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority said no major damage had been reported so far.

Meanwhile,three people were admitted to a hospital in Siliguri (West Bengal) after sustaining injuries during panic caused when earthquake tremors were felt.


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