Sunday, September 18, 2011

Breaking News!! Strong Earthquake Hit Sikkim in Northeast India

NEW DELHI, India (Sept. 18) – Breaking News: Northeast India jolted by a strong earthquake on Sunday afternoon. The earthquake was so strong that it was felt as far as Delhi in North India.

Strong Earthquake Hit Northeast India

US Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the magnitude of the quake as 6.8 with the epicentre of the quake located at a depth of 10 kilometre on the Sikkim-Nepal border.
The earthquake hit Sikkim at about 6:11 pm (IST) and it was felt for quite sometime. Placid quake shocks were also felt across West Bengal, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Rajasthan. The tremors lasted for several seconds.
No immediate reports of damages or loss of lives are available.

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