Earthquake: Magnitude 4.6 quake hits Assam, 30km from Kurigram

A light earthquake has struck India’s Assam, 30km from Bangladesh’s Kurigram border.

Published : 20 Jan 2018, 04:07 AM
Updated : 30 Jan 2018, 05:54 PM

The magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck around 7:15am on Saturday morning, said Kolkata-based daily Anandabazar.

Five seconds of vibrations were felt at Assam, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Kuchbihar. There have been no reported casualties.

US earthquake monitoring organisation USGS struck at a depth of 10km and had its centre at Assam’s Gauripur.

Gauripur is 30km from the Kurigram border and 77km from the district town.

Toufique Imrose Khalidi
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