Parts of Assam and north eastern region were shaking in the third one tremor in a period of ten years on Monday. Nine hours after a major and a mild earthquake in Bhutan rattled Assam its adjoining region, yet another mild quake struck on Monday midnight where magnitude was 5.6 in the Richter Scale. However, there is no report of any loss of life and property. But the panic stricken people wwere coming out of their houses in the fear of being collpased. It may be noted that a strong 6.3 magnitude earth quake rattled Assam and the parts of north eastern region on Monday afternoon at around 2-23 which was followed by the second one at 2-42 PM.
According to the Meteorological Department, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Assam in the North East at 1.08 am Tuesday with the epicentre located along Myanmar. The tremor was experienced in the northeastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur, besides Myanmar.