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Earthquake in parts of Jharkhand, West Bengal, no casualties

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Bankura at 10:39 am.

Earthquake in parts of Jharkhand, West Bengal, no casualties

Mild earthquake tremors were felt in some parts of Jharkhand and West Bengal on Sunday morning. 

These places include Giridih, Jamtara and Dumka in Jharkhand while in West Bengal tremors were felt in Bankura, Purulia, Durgapur and Burdwan. 

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Bankura at 10:39 am and at the same time, tremors were felt in Giridih, Jamtara and Dumka. The epicentre of the tremor was 10 km below the surface of Earth at latitude 23.3 degrees north and longitude 86.9 degrees east, news agency PTI reported.

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No loss to life and property has been reported yet.