Strong earthquake recorded in northeast India

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Moscow. April 28. INTERFAX.RU – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 was recorded 54 km west of the city of Tezpur (Assam state) in northeastern India, reports the Altai-Sayan branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to the data of operational processing of the Altai-Sayan branch of the Geophysical Service, the epicenter of the earthquake recorded at 05:21 Moscow time on Wednesday was approximately 20 km from the border with Bhutan.

According to the intensity of shaking at the epicenter, the earthquake is assessed as “destructive”.

The US Geological Survey estimates the magnitude of the earthquake at 6.

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