Earthquake hits northeast India, tremors felt in Assam, West Bengal, Bihar


New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit 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 Patna, Kisanganj, Sahebjang, Khagaria and Hazaribag.

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

Earlier today, an earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale hit Jammu and Kashmir at around 5:15 am. A few minutes later another quake of magnitude 3.1 jolted the Jhajjar district of Haryana at 5:43 am.

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.

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