Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes India's Assam

# 08:11
28 April 2021

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Assam, India, on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, APA reports quoting Reuters.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), EMSC said.

Strong tremors were repeatedly felt in several north eastern parts of India forcing people to run out of their homes, according to a Reuters witness.

India's National Disaster Management Agency is assessing immediate reports of destruction and casualties reported after the quake, said an official at the agency who asked to remain unidentified.