According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale struck Morigaon in Assam at 12:46 p.m. on Friday.
The epicentre of the earthquake was 10 kilometres from Morigaon, according to the agency monitoring seismic activity.
“Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.2, occurred on 06-08-2021, 12:46:48 IST, Lat: 26.44 & Long: 92.42, Depth: 10 Km ,Region: Morigaon, Assam, India,” tweeted the National Center for Seismology.
No reports of damages or casualties in the incident have yet been received. The exact extent of damages in the Assam earthquake is not clear, either. Assam has witnessed frequent earthquakes over the recent months. The most recent quake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale, struck Goalpara last month. The epicenter of the quake was located 71km north of Tura in Meghalaya. The NCS categorises the area as seismically ‘very active’, associated with Hazard zone V with collisional tectonics where the Indian plate subducts beneath the Eurasian Plate.