Quake in north Bengal, Sikkim

PTI Siliguri/Gangtok (WB) | Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on May 16, 2015

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale was felt across north Bengal and Sikkim this evening at 5.05 p.m.

The Indian Meterological Department in-charge in Sikkim, Gopinath Raha, said the tremor lasted for 10.5 seconds.

The quake originated in Nepal at a depth of 10 km, he said.

There were no reports of any damage or casualty from anywhere in the region.

Published on May 16, 2015
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