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Two tremors jolt in the time of flood

Two mild earthquakes jolted Assam and its neighbouring states on Sunday creating panic among the people in the time of flood. There was no report of any loss of life or damage in Assam. But the nic-striken people ran out of their high rise buildings in Guwahati to get rid of a catastrophe. According to the India Meteorological Department, an earthquake of 4.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale took place at 1.13 am with its epicentre located at 28.7 degree north latitude and 96.2 degree east longitude in the Arunachal Pradesh-Xizang border region. The second earthquake took place at 9.43 am measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale with its epicentre located at 25.7 degree north latitude and 94.6 degree north longitude in the Phek region of Nagaland.

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