Minor damage has been reported in the Maha Mrityunjay Temple in Assam’s Nagaon district in the earthquake that rocked the State on Wednesday morning.
Cracks have reportedly developed in the upper part of the Maha Mrityunjay Temple.
Maha Mrityunjay Temple in Assam’s Nagaon district has the world’s largest Shiva linga.
A massive earthquake jolted Assam and other Northeast States on Wednesday morning.
Maha Mrityunjay Temple in Nagaon, Assam has been damaged by the earthquake. pic.twitter.com/m2y0g3QYGp
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The earthquake measured 6.7 in the richter scale.
The earthquake was felt at 7:51 am Wednesday.
Epicenter of the earthquake was Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district of Assam and happened at a depth of just 10 kilometres.
Damages to property and cracks developing on buildings has been reported from several locations across Assam.
A middle-aged man from Guwahati’s Bhetapara sustained injury in the earthquake and has been admitted to the Dispur Hospital.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority has released two toll free numbers for public to report damages caused due to the earthquake.
ASDMA TOLL FREE NUMBERS:
- a) For State Emergency Operation Centre: 1070/1079
- b) For District Emergency Operation Centre: 1077