New Delhi: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Assam on Wednesday. Earthquake tremors were also felt in Bihar’s Kishanganj, Sahebganj and Hazaribagh. No damage or casualty has been reported as of now. Also Read - Ahead of Bihar Polls, CM Nitish Kumar Promises Rs 25K to Girls Passing Intermediate Exams, Rs 50K to Those Who Graduate
Epicentred in Kokrajhar, tremors were also felt in Jharkhand and West Bengal’s Kolkata and Siliguri. Also Read - Bihar Assembly Election 2020 Full Schedule: Polling to Take Place in 3 Phases From October 28, Results on November 10
Earlier today, two low-intensity earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 3.1 hit Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana’s Jhajjar respectively. Also Read - DNA Samples of 3 Men Killed in Shopian Encounter Match With Families From Rajouri: J&K Police
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred at 5.43 am in Jhajjar, Haryana while an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter Scale occurred at 5.15 am in Jammu and Kashmir.
Today earthquake in Jhajjar was the third in the last four days.
On Monday, a medium-intensity earthquake hit Jhajjar. Another medium-intensity earthquake had hit the same location Sunday.
The Himalayan region, the northeast and the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago fall in Zone V of the seismic map of the country and these areas record a high number of seismic activities.