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Earthquake hits Patna

An earthquake hit Bihar capital Patna on Monday night. Tremors measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale were felt at 9:23 pm 20km NW of Nalanda, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

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New Delhi Updated on: February 15, 2021 23:01 IST
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Earthquake hits Patna

An earthquake hit Bihar capital Patna on Monday night. Tremors measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale were felt at 9:23 pm 20km NW of Nalanda, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). 

"Tremors felt in Patna. I wish everyone safety and plead all to be attentive, take safety precautions and move to safe open spaces if needed," leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav tweeted.

Earlier on Monday, an earthquake measuring 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake tremors were felt 258 km south-southeast of Portblair at 7.23 pm.

READ MORE: Earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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