Sonitpur (Assam): Another earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale struck Assam’s Sonitpur at around 10:30 AM today, the National Center for Seismology stated today. There were no reports of damage or casualty.Also Read - Assam Man Beheads Villager Over Rs 500 Bet on Football Match, Walks 25 Kms to Reach Police Station With Severed Head

Over the past few days, Assam has reported a number of seismic activities. A high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.4 with at least two aftershocks had rocked the region on April 28, following which images and videos of widespread destruction, cracked walls and roads surfaced on social media platforms. Subsequently, at least 10 tremors were felt in the Sonitpur region on the same day as well as over the next few days. Also Read - Independence Day 2022: Assam to Withdraw 1 Lakh Minor Cases, Announces CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

The area is seismically very active and falls in the highest Seismic Hazard Zone V associated with collisional tectonics where Indian plate subducts beneath the Eurasian Plate. Also Read - Why CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Asked Aamir Khan NOT To Visit Assam?