Yuksom: An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Sikkim town in the wee hours on Monday, said National Centre for Seismology.
The earthquake, according to NCS, happened around 4.15 am at a depth of 10 km from 70km northwest of the town.
"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 13-02-2023, 04:15:04 IST, Lat: 27.81 & Long: 87.71, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 70 km NW of Yuksom, Sikkim, India," the NCS tweeted.
On Sunday, reportedly an earthquake of magnitude 4 hit Central Assam which was reported at 4.18 pm. The epicentre was in the Nagaon district, stated report. According to NCS, the depth of the quake was also 10 km and the epicentre was around 160km east of Guwahati, near Hojai.
The northeastern states are categorised in the high seismic zone and earthquakes frequently hit the region.
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