People in the districts of western Assam and northern West Bengal ran out of their homes in panic.
The earthquake took place at 8.39 am and the epicentre was at Nagaon in central Assam, the National Center for Seismology said.
A National Center for Seismology report said the quake was recorded at 8.45 am, having an epicentre at Goalpara in Lower Assam at a depth of 14 km.
There was no immediate report of injury or damage to property.
The quake occurred at 09:50:50 IST at a depth of 24 kilometers and its epicentre was located at 44 kilometers west of Tezpur.
The strongest one was of 4.6 magnitude that hit at 1.20 am forcing the people to run out of their homes in panic.
The strongest one was of 4.6 magnitude that hit at 1.20 am, forcing the people to run out of their homes in panic.
Water was seen springing out of the ground at many agricultural fields elsewhere in Dhekiajuli. A video of it was shared by Assam’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Twitter.
Seven back-to-back earthquakes jolted Assam and some other northeastern states on Wednesday morning, causing extensive damage to buildings and forcing people to scamper out of their homes.
There were no immediate reports of loss of lives or property.