Earthquake hits Tripura, Bangladesh


Agartala, Nov 8: A 4.8-magnitude earthquake strike the India-Bangladesh border region along Tripura on Wednesday.

No reports of any damage or human casualty, officials said.

“The quake occurred Tripura and Bangladesh at 10.20 a.m.,” a meteorological department official said.

“There is no report of any damage in Tripura and adjoining areas,” said Sarat Das, in-charge of the disaster management control centre in Agartala, citing reports from District Magistrates.

The tremor lasted 15-20 seconds.

India’s northeast region is considered as the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.

Wefornews Bureau

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