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Mild earthquake in several parts of West Bengal


Kolkata, Aug 03: Mild earthquake tremors felt in several parts of West Bengal on Saturday evening at around 4:30pm. The tremors were felt in the district of West Midnapur, East Midnapur, Howrah and Kolkata. No casualties has been reported so far.

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The magnitude of the earthquake and it's epicentre is not yet disclosed by the Meteorological Department.

Earlier, earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 hit Bankura district of West Bengal in May this year. The tremors were felt in the district at around 10:39 am, it added. The epicentre of the tremor was 10 km below the surface of Earth at latitude 23.3 degrees north and longitude 86.9 degrees east.

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