4.6 magnitude earthquake hits Assam
Posted on: 10:25 AM IST Apr 16, 2013
Guwahati: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale shook Assam on Tuesday jolting people out of bed. The Regional Meteorological Centre here said the quake occurred at 6:53 am on latitude 26.3 degree North and 92.0 degree East with its epicentre being in Darrang district of Assam.
There was no report of any casualty or damage to property so far due to the quake which rattled doors and windows, official said.
India's northeast is considered to be the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.