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5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Sikkim-Nepal border; tremors in Bengal, Bihar, Assam; PM Modi dials CMs

An earthquake hit Bihar, West Bengal, and Assam Monday night. The tremors were felt in many areas including Patna, Araria, and Kishanganj at 8.49 pm. The quake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred near the Sikkim-Nepal border.   

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New Delhi Updated on: April 05, 2021 23:20 IST
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BREAKING: Earthquake in Patna

An earthquake hit Bihar, West Bengal, and Assam Monday night. The tremors were felt in many areas including Patna, Araria, and Kishanganj at 8.49 pm. The quake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred near the Sikkim-Nepal border. 

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialed chief ministers of all the states to take stock of the situation. 

No immediate casualties or damage was reported in the quake.

On February 15, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake had hit Patna. The epicenter of this earthquake was 20 km northwest of Nalanda and was at a depth of 5km.

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