Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 strikes Bihar, Assam, West Bengal

The earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred near the Sikkim-Nepal border.

An earthquake hit Patna, the capital of Bihar on Monday evening. The tremors were reportedly felt in many areas including Araria and Kishanganj around 8:49 pm. The earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred near the Sikkim-Nepal border.

However, no immediate casualties or damage have been reported yet.

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Earlier, in February 2021, an earthquake of a magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Patna at 9.23 pm on Monday. According to the National Center of Seismology, the epicenter of the previous earthquake in Patna was located at 25.41, 85.35 degrees.