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Moderate tremor jolts NE

A moderate magnitude tremor struck no less panic in Assam and its neighbouring north eastern state on Tuesday afternoon.

Measuring 5.6 in Richter scale, the tremor was felt at 2-40 in the afternoon when the panic stricken people in the high rise building came down to the open field.

The earthquake was originated along the Indo-Bangladesh border 8 Km beneath the surface where the high rise buildings and towers started rattling for several seconds.

Vehicles in the city of Guwahati halted as the denizens started thronging the roads seeking safety of their lives. But there is so far no report of any casualty.   

 

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