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Earthquake of 5 magnitude hits West Bengal's Hooghly


Kolkata, Aug 28: An earthquake of moderate intensity measuring 5 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal's Hooghly district this evening, the Meteorological Department said.

Earthquake of 5 magnitude hits West Bengals Hooghly

No damage to property or casualty was reported, the police said. The earthquake that occurred at 6.33 pm had its epicentre at a depth of 10 km in the Hooghly district, around 40 km from here, the Met Department said.

Regional Met Director G K Das said it was an earthquake of moderate intensity.



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