Sonitpur: An earthquake of magnitude 2.8 on the Richter scale occurred at 12;42 hours in Sonitpur, Assam, National Center for Seismology said on Friday. No injury or loss of life was reported. This was the second earthquake to jolt Assam on Friday so far.Also Read - Assam-Mizoram Border Dispute: Both States Issue Joint Statement, Say 'Will Find Solutions Through Talks'
Assam was jolted by a 4.1 magnitude quake at 2.04 am, according to a National Centre for Seismology (NCS) report. The epicentre was Sonitpur district and the depth was 22 km. Also Read - Assam-Mizoram Border Row: PM Narendra Modi to Meet Assam MPs over Border Dispute
Prior to this, a quake of 3 magnitude hit Manipur at 1.06 am. The epicentre was Chandel district, at a depth of 10 km. Also Read - Centre Urges States to Impose Lockdown-like Restrictions in Districts Reporting Positivity Rate Above 10%
Another 2.6 magnitude was recorded in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya at 4.20 am, at a depth of 10 km, as per the NCS report. There was no report of any loss of life or property.