An earthquake hit Assam and West Bengal on Saturday. The earthquake tremors were measured to be 5.0 on the Richter Scale. The earthquake struck 35 km southeast of Bongaigaon Saturday evening.
The tremors were felt in Assam at 6.17 pm, the depth of which was 10 km. The impact of the earthquake was felt in Bhutan. There were no immediate reports of any casualties.
"The quake hit 35 km southeast of western Assam's Bongaigaon and nearby north Bengal (under West Bengal) at 6.17 p.m. on Saturday evening," an official of the India Meteorological Department said.