Quake rocks Sonitpur district in Assam

A slight quake with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale struck Sonitpur district in Assam yesterday.
The quake was epicentered at 26.6 degrees North Latitude and 92.4 degrees East Longitude, India Meteorological Department statement said.
The tremors were felt at 8:44 pm and had a focal depth of 10 km, the statement added. Geomorphologically located in earthquake zone V of the Indian subcontinent, the Northeastern region is marked as a highly seismic area.

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