Moderate earthquake in parts of Assam, tremors felt in W Bengal

A moderate intensity earthquake rattled parts of Assam on Wednesday morning. Measuring 5.5 on Richter Scale, the trembler struck 120 kilometer west of Guwahati, forcing people to rush out of their homes. The tremors were also felt in adjoining Siliguri and other parts of West Bengal.
No loss of life and property has been reported so far. The shocks were also felt as far as in Jharkhand’s Kishanganj, Sahebganj and Hazaribagh.

Earlier in the day an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on Richter scale hit Jammu and Kashmir at around 5:15 am.

A few minutes later at 5:43 am another quake of magnitude 3.1 jolted the Jhajjar district of Haryana. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Earlier on September 9, an earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale rattled Jhajjar district.

(With inputs ANI)

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