Earthquake hits this region of Madhya Pradesh
In a major seismic development, an earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh at 12:53 pm on Sunday.
In a major seismic development, an earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh at 12:53 pm on Sunday. The development has been confirmed by National Centre for Seismology.
Earlier on April 5, an earthquake, measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale and classified as "moderate", shook Sikkim and the neighbouring region. No report of any casualty or damage was received. The effects of the quake, which occured at 8.49 p.m. with its epicentre on the borders between Bhutan and Sikkim at a depth was 10 km, were felt as far away as Bihar.
According to reports from Patna, tremors were felt in the state capital as well as Araria, Purnea, Kishanganj and Katihar districts with people coming out of their homes in panic, according to the state disaster management officials.
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