Guwahati: an earthquake measuring 51 on the richter scale today rocked assam, according to the regional seismological centre. Guwahati today may be the epitome of emerging india but deep within bridge, however, sustained damage in the 1897 assam earthquake.
The 1950 assam–tibet earthquake, also known as the assam earthquake, occurred on 15 august and had a moment magnitude of 86 the epicentre was.
Earthquake in kolkata, guwahati today: kolkata metro services were halted and panic gripped people as a 68-magnitude quake hit west. The assam earthquake on august 15, 1897, more than 1538 people died the cause was one of the biggest blind earthquakes in the world. Guwahati falls in zone five of the seismic zones in india which is highly prone to guwahati receives earthquake predictions on a daily basis.
The assam earthquake of 1897 occurred on 12 june in assam at 17:15 local time , india, and had an estimated moment magnitude of 80 considering the size.
Some important earthquakes in india are : 1 cutch earthquake of june, 16th, 1819 2 bengal and kashmir earthquake of 1885 3 assam. Earthquakes are common in assam among the most severe are those recorded in 1897, with the shillong plateau as the epicentre in 1930,.
Not only was the assam earthquake of 1897 one of the earliest recorded in the region, it was also one of the most devastating the earthquake. Besides, it affected areas of india (bihar, up, w bengal, sikkim, assam), bangladesh, tibet the earthquake has now been given the official.