bengal earthquake today: Earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hits north Bengal, second in less than 12hrs


An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hit north Bengal on Tuesday morning, information from the National Center for Seismology confirmed.

The earthquake, the second to hit the area in less than 12 hours, occurred round 7 am, with the epicenter 64 km east of Siliguri. The depth was 10 km.

No harm or losses has been reported thus far, officers mentioned.

Tremors have been felt throughout the north Bengal districts of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and

. The impression was additionally felt in elements of Sikkim.

On Monday night time, an earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hit Sikkim with tremors being additionally felt in the states of Assam, West Bengal and Bihar.

The quake occurred at 8.49 pm at a depth of 10 km close to the India-Bhutan border.




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