A massive earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam, India on Wednesday (April 28) morning at 7.51 am.
The earthquake originated in Assam and tremors were felt across Assam, North Bengal and other parts of the Northeast. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Sonitpur and occurred at a depth of 17 kilometres, according to the National Centre for Seismology.
There were three aftershocks following the major earthquake, one around 8:13 am, followed by another at 8:25 and then the third at 8:44. The three aftershocks measured 4.0, 3.6 and 3.6 on the Richter Scale respectively. The four back-to-back earthquake and aftershocks jolted many individuals from their sleep, creating a moment of panic and fear.
However, no loss of life has been reported as of now.