Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Earthquake hits Northeast belt; tremors across Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Kolkata earthquake

12 September, 2018 5:22 AM
852 0
Earthquake hits Northeast belt; tremors across Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Kolkata earthquake

PATNA/KOLKATA: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hits parts of Assam. Strong tremors were felt across the north-east belt including certain parts of Bihar, West Bengal and other Northeast states.

In Bihar, the earthquake tremors were felt in Kisanganj, Sahebjang, Khagariya and Hazaribag.

In West Bengal, the tremors were felt in Kolkata, 24 Paraganas etc. Several people took to Twitter to report about the quake.

Two separate earthquakes were reported from Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir in the early morning hours on Wednesday.

The first earthquake hit Jammu and Kashmir at 5:15 am. The quake measured 4.6 on the Richter scale. According to India Meteorological Department, the quake had a latitude of 35.6° N, longitude of 76.3 E and a depth of 174 kilometers. Another earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale, epicentered at Haryana's Jhajjar, occurred at 5:43 am.

Also read: Bengal BJP Worker Arrested For Sharing Morphed Photos Of Mamata Banerjee

Source: zeenews.india.com

Share in social networks:

Comments - 0