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Mild quake in West Bengal

A low magnitude earthquake was felt in parts of West Bengal, including state capital Kolkata, on Monday afternoon, the weatherman said.

india Updated: Sep 21, 2009 16:25 IST

A low magnitude earthquake was felt in parts of West Bengal, including state capital Kolkata, on Monday afternoon, the weatherman said.

"We've received reports of mild tremors from different parts of the state. Our seismological cell is looking into the matter now," said an official of the Regional Meteorological Centre in Kolkata.

In Kolkata, the tremor was felt at 2.25 pm.

According to preliminary reports, the earthquake was felt in south Bengal districts, Malda and some parts of Darjeeling.