A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook Assam in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

The quake struck at 1.28 am at a depth of 10 km on latitude 26. 346 degree North and longitude 91.338 degree East with its epicentre at north-west of Hajo in Kamrup district of the state, MET officials said.

As the quake lasted only a few seconds and occurred in the midnight many people were not aware about it.

There was no report of any damage due to the earthquake.

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