Earthquake rocks parts of West Sikkim

An earthquake of 4.8 on the Richter scale was reported from Yuksom in West Sikkim on February 4.

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Several parts of the state experienced the jolts on February 4 morning. Reports from Yuksom said that the people experienced the tremors around 10:35 am.

The Indian Meteorological Division in Sikkim said the quake was measured to be of 4.8 on the Richter scale.

National Center for Seismology, in a tweet, mentioned that the tremors were felt at around 10:36 am at a depth of 124 kilometers.

“Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.8, Occurred on 04-02-2021, 10:36:29 IST, Lat: 28.62 & Long: 87.38, Depth: 124 Km, Location: 161km NNW of Yuksom, Sikkim, India,” NCS tweeted.

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