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 - Check Latest COVID-19 Travel Guidelines For Assam, Bihar, Rajasthan, Punjab And West Bengal

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 - Adopt Decent Family Planning Policy: Assam CM to Immigrant Muslims

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 - Assam Board Class 12 Exam 2021: Here is When Class 12th Exams Will be Held