On Wednesday morning, Assam and the entire Northeast and North Bengal states were hit by a strong earthquake estimated to be 6.4 on the Richter scale. A quake of size 6.4 hit Assam on Wednesday, the National Center for Seismology said.
A quake of size 6.4 hit Assam on Wednesday, the National Center for Seismology said.
Reports of moderate harm to structures are coming in Assam.
“Spoke to Assam CM Shri @sarbanandsonwal Ji regarding the earthquake in parts of the state. Assured all possible help from the Centre. I pray for the well-being of the people of Assam,” PM Narendra Modi tweeted it.
Home Minister Amit Shah also tweeted :
Spoke to CM #Assam Sh @sarbanandsonwal just now. Parts of the State struck by an earthquake of significant scale. Luckily no loss of life reported so far.Only damage to some buildings. State administration closely monitoring and Centre in close touch.Detailed report awaited. DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh tweeted it.
Having experienced that massive tremor, I am sure that everyone must be feeling a sense of shock. Please stay calm. Take care of one another. The details of the epicentre in Dhekiajuli will come soon. Tweeted it Congress MP of Assam Gaurav Gogoi .