Odishatv Bureau

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Assam's Nagaon today, informed the National Center for Seismology. As the magnitude of the earthquake was only 4.0, it reportedly didn't cause any damage in the region.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 12-02-2023, 16:18:17 IST, Lat: 26.10 & Long: 92.72, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nagaon, Assam...," tweeted the National Center for Seismology.


Earlier on Saturday, an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred 343 km North of Kargil, Ladakh.

Meanwhile, the combined death toll in the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6 has surpassed 28,000.

On the other hand, the seventh plane from India, carrying relief material, essentials, and emergency and critical care medicines for earthquake relief efforts for Syria and Turkey, was despatched on Saturday.

"On Saturday evening, earthquake relief material and equipment were sent to Syria and Turkey onboard another IAF C-17 aircraft. After offloading relief material at Damascus, the flight will head towards Adana," informed an MEA official.