Goalpara, Sept 20: Assam experienced a seismic event with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale on September 20, 2023, at precisely 12:45 pm local time.

The earthquake, centered at a latitude of 25.92 and a longitude of 91.03, occurred at a depth of 25 kilometers below the Earth’s surface.

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The National Center for Seismology (NCS) promptly reported this earthquake via its official Twitter account. In their tweet, NCS provided the following details: “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.3, Occurred on 20-09-2023, 00:44:03 IST, Lat: 25.92 & Long: 91.03, Depth: 25 Km, Region: Goalpara, Assam.”

Earthquakes of this magnitude, while noticeable, typically do not cause significant damage. However, their occurrence serves as a reminder of the seismic activity that can affect various regions worldwide. Authorities and residents in earthquake-prone areas like Assam should remain vigilant and prepared for such natural events to ensure the safety and well-being of the community.