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West Bengal hit by 4.8 magnitude earthquake


Earthquake 2-11-17

BANKURA: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale rattled Bankura district of West Bengal on Sunday morning, the Indian Meteorological Department said.

The quake struck at around 10:39 am and the tremors were felt in the neighbouring states as well.

No casualties has been reported so far. Earlier, two medium intensity earthquakes measuring 5.0 and 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands region in early hours of Saturday.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)