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Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude rocks Siliguri

Source in the India Meteorological Department said the epicentre was on the Sikkim-Nepal border, which is 38km east-southeast of Gangtok
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The Telegraph   |   Siliguri   |   Published 06.04.21, 01:37 AM

An earthquake of 5.4 magnitude rocked Siliguri and the surrounding areas on Monday evening.

Source in the India Meteorological Department said the quake’s epicentre was on the Sikkim-Nepal border, which is 38km east-southeast of Gangtok. The epicentre was 10km below the earth’s surface.

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The tremor which occurred at 8.49pm was felt in Sikkim and some parts of Bengal, including Calcutta, Bhutan and Northeast. No damage has been reported



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