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RE: India Quake

A moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake occurred at 12:41:31.0 (UTC) on Friday, May 11, 2012, in the Assam region, at a depth of 10 km.

Location 26.23 N ; 92.81 E


Earthquake in northeast

Assam, in which at least two labourers were injured in a wall collapse while several buildings were damaged.
Seismological sources from Shillong said the earthquake with epicenter at Nagaon's Katiaholi and Puronigodam alongside the hills of Karbi Anglong district occurred at 6.11 pm.

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A magnitude 5.7 earthquake shook the border region in India's northeast according to the country's meteorology department.
There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties from the quake, the epicentre was traced to the border between India's Arunachal Pradesh state and Bhutan.

Tremors were felt in the neighbouring states of Assam and Meghalaya. In Gauhati, Assam's capital, people living in high-rise apartments rushed out of homes and spent several hours outside after the quake that came around 1:35 a.m. (local time)


-- Edited by Blobrana at 12:08, 2006-02-25

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