Tezpur, May 28: Residents of Assam, specifically in the Tezpur region, experienced a mild earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.3, in the early hours of Sunday.
The earthquake occurred at 03:58:54 IST with its epicenter located at latitude 27.10 and longitude 92.59. The depth of the earthquake was recorded at 10 kilometers. The seismic activity was reported by the National Center for Seismology, which closely monitors and analyzes earthquakes in the region.
Earthquake of Magnitude:3.3, Occurred on 28-05-2023, 03:58:54 IST, Lat: 27.10 & Long: 92.59, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 53km NNW of Tezpur, Assam, India for more information Download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/73bxWRaQ1G @Indiametdept @ndmaindia @Dr_Mishra1966 @PMOIndia @moesgoi pic.twitter.com/LEjH5HeAlE
— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) May 27, 2023
The tremors were felt in the vicinity of Tezpur, which is approximately 53 kilometers northwest of the epicenter. While the earthquake was of a relatively low magnitude, it still caused noticeable shaking and vibrations in the area. Residents reported feeling the ground tremble, leading to some anxiety and concern.
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Although the earthquake was mild and did not result in significant damage or casualties, it serves as a reminder of the seismic activity that can occur in the region. Assam, located in a seismically active zone, has experienced earthquakes of varying magnitudes in the past. The region’s geological characteristics make it prone to tectonic movements and occasional tremors.
Following the earthquake, authorities and local officials quickly assessed the situation and ensured that there were no immediate reports of injuries or structural damages. The National Center for Seismology continues to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary.
A few hours back, residents of West Kameng in Arunachal Pradesh, experienced a mild earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.2 in the wee hours of Sunday.
The earthquake occurred at 03:06:34 IST, with its epicenter located at latitude 27.19 and longitude 92.59. The depth of the earthquake was recorded at 5 kilometers. The seismic activity was reported by the National Center for Seismology, which closely monitors and analyzes earthquakes in the region.