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Aftershocks rock West Bengal

2015-04-27 00:00:00

Fresh tremors were felt twice on Sunday in different parts of West Bengal at noon and at night triggering panic among the people who ran out of homes and gathered on the streets. Following the 7.9 magnitude temblor that left three people of the state dead yesterday, the first aftershock was felt at 12.40 PM and the second one at 9.56 PM. However, there was no report from any casualty or injury from ...
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Geologist Nitish Priyadarshi has stated that another major tremor can be expected anytime and the countries near the Himalayan region should be on high alert. "Major tremor can occur anytime, maybe in a week or two.It is not possible to predict the exact time. Countries near the Himalayan region like Afghanistan, Nepal, India and Pakistan should be on high alert," Nitish Priyadarshi told ANI here. Priyadarshi ...
Fresh tremors were felt in Siliguri while the polling of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) was being conducted. The aftershock was felt on Sunday, a day after the massive 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck parts of Nepal and north India. "When we went to give vote yesterday, slight tremors were felt around 11:30 A.M. Everybody was in a worried state and came running out of their houses. We are ...
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