Earth-Shaking Surprise: Unprecedented 3.7 Magnitude Quake Rocks Meghalaya and Sends Tremors Across Guwahati!

On August 13th, a low-magnitude earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 shook the area of Tura in Meghalaya, triggering noticeable tremors in Guwahati as well.

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake’s epicenter was located at a shallow depth of 5 kilometers beneath the earth’s surface. The NCS shared the event’s details on Twitter, stating, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.7, Occurred on 13-08-2023, 13:27:58 IST, Latitude: 25.84 & Longitude: 90.90, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 78km ENE of Tura, Meghalaya.”

In the meantime, the aftermath of the earthquake is consistently being felt in Guwahati and its nearby areas, where minor tremors persist. This occurrence serves as a reminder of the capricious nature of natural phenomena and underscores the necessity for sustained preparedness and awareness in regions prone to earthquakes.

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