Earthquake hits Tripura, Bangladesh, no report of damage
A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the India-Bangladesh border region along Tripura on Wednesday.india Updated: Nov 08, 2017 13:09 IST
A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the India-Bangladesh border region along Tripura on Wednesday. There was no report of any damage or human casualty, officials said.
“The quake hit Tripura and Bangladesh at 10.20 am,” 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.
Experts consider India’s northeast region as the sixth major earthquake-prone belt in the world.