A mild earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and Nagaland in the wee hours on Thursday.
As per the data of the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the earthquake occurred at 3.23 am at Dimapur in Nagaland.
The quake struck at a depth of 11 km on latitude 26.45 degree and longitude 93.61 degree with its epicentre at 61 km north of Dimapur in Nagaland, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS) data.
Earthquake of Magnitude:3.7, Occurred on 13-11-2020, 03:23:49 IST, Lat: 26.45 & Long: 93.61, Depth: 11 Km ,Location: 61km N of Dimapur, Nagaland, India for more information https://t.co/bUm3SwVdJG @ndmaindia pic.twitter.com/Bqpk2bOxsB
— National Centre for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) November 12, 2020
According to sources, apart from Nagaland, the tremor was mainly felt in Assam’s Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao and Golaghat districts.
However, there has been no report of any damage caused by the quake.
Also read: 3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Assam
Earlier on November 3, a mild earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam. The earthquake occurred at 5.28 pm in the Karimganj district.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 20 km on latitude 24.39 degree North and longitude 92.53 degree East with its epicentre at Karimganj, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS) data.
On November 3, another earthquake of 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya besides neighbouring Bangladesh.
The tremor was recorded at 1.30 am on the day at a depth of 10 km on latitude 26.69 North and longitude 91.15 degree East with epicenter at Nongstoin in Meghalaya.
Nongstoin is 81 km away from Guwahati, the capital city of Assam.