Two light intensity quakes hit northeast in early hours

Two low intensity earthquakes, measuring 3.7 and 3.8, hit northeast region of the country in the wee hours today.

According to the National Seismology Centre, a unit of the Ministry of Earth Science, one earthquake measuring 3.8 on Richter Scale hit the region along Indo-Myanmar border at 1:18 AM at the depth of 111 km.

Four hours later at 5:19 AM, a second quake of magnitude 3.7, hit Karbi in Assam at the depth of 33 km.

However, no casualty was reported in both the cases.

The northeast is an active seismic zone. Last month, Manipur witnessed a major earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale.

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