Guwahati, May 31: A mild earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.2 was recorded near Guwahati, Assam on Monday at 56:57 IST, National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located at latitude 25.81 and longitude 91.03, with a depth of 24 kilometers. The seismic activity occurred approximately 79 kilometers west-southwest of Guwahati.
Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on 31-05-2023, 00:56:57 IST, Lat: 25.81 & Long: 91.03, Depth: 24 Km ,Location: 79km WSW of Guwahati, Assam, India for more information Download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/TKdgaA8Sbq @ndmaindia @Indiametdept @Ravi_MoES @Dr_Mishra1966 pic.twitter.com/X7zppWCiwM
— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) May 30, 2023
While a magnitude 3.2 earthquake is considered relatively minor, it may have been felt by residents in the vicinity. Earthquakes of this magnitude often result in slight tremors and vibrations, but rarely cause significant damage or pose any immediate danger to the population.
Local authorities and seismological agencies are monitoring the situation closely to ensure the safety of the affected region. It is crucial for residents to remain calm and follow any guidelines or instructions provided by the authorities during such events.
Earthquakes are natural occurrences, and the northeastern region of India, including Assam, is known to be seismically active. Regular monitoring and preparedness are essential to mitigate potential risks and ensure the well-being of the local communities.
Further updates on the situation will be provided as more information becomes available.