5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Sikkim, tremors felt in North Bengal, Assam
Gangtok/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitudes on Richter Scale struck near Sikkim's capital Gangtok on Monday night.
The epicentre of the quake was 25 km east-southeast (ESE) of Gangtok in Sikkim, the National Center for Seismology informed.
The earthquake struck at 8:49 PM IST at a depth of 10 km from the surface.
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.4, Occurred on 05-04-2021, 20:49:58 IST, Lat: 27.23 & Long: 88.84, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 25km ESE of Gangtok, Sikkim for more information download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/pMsb0vIU5e pic.twitter.com/La4mmjIpgf— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) April 5, 2021
Besides Sikkim, tremors were also felt in parts of Assam, North Bengal and Bihar, said reports.
Tremors were also felt in some parts of Nepal and Bhutan.