On Monday night, an earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hit Sikkim with tremors being also felt in the states of Assam, West Bengal and Bihar.
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.
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6 on the Richter scale, hit the east coast of North Island of New Zealand on Monday, as per the National Center for Seismology.
Japan on Saturday experienced a strong earthquake that shook buildings in the capital, Tokyo. The U.S. Geological Survey put the strength at magnitude 7.2. USGS said the quake was centered 34 kilometers (21 miles) east of Ishinomaki at a depth of 60 kilometers (37 miles).
The earthquake lasted for around 10 seconds as the camera shook wildly, as Zverev and Koepfer played, unfazed.
The earthquake was registered at 00:16 GMT, with the epicenter located at a depth of 9 kilometers (over 5 miles) 181 kilometers northeast of the city of Gisborne.
The magnitude 8.1 quake was the largest in a series of tremors that hit the region over several hours, including two earlier quakes that registered magnitude 7.4 and magnitude 7.3.
New Zealand emergency services ordered coastal communities across large swathes of the North Island to evacuate Friday amid fears a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake in the Pacific would generate a tsunami.
There were no immediate reports of injuries. Local officials reported some structural damage, mainly to old houses and buildings that saw walls collapse or crack.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh on Friday.