Earthquake of 4.0 magnitude jolts Sikkim’s Gangtok, tremors felt in Darjeeling


Kolkata: Earthquake measuring 4.0 in Richter scale jolted Sikkim’s Gangtok on Sunday evening at around 8.30 PM, strong tremors were felt in across the state and in many parts of North Bengal including Darjeeling.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 25-07-2021, 20:39:22 IST, Lat: 27.29 & Long: 88.50, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 11km WSW of Gangtok, Sikkim,” the National Center for Seismology tweeted.

Meanwhile, minor tremors were felt felt in Gangtok and in other parts of Sikkim on July 19.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on 19-07-2021, 18:46:58 IST, Lat: 27.40 & Long: 88.62, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 6km N of Gangtok, Sikkim,” the National Centre for Seismology had tweeted.

(This a breaking news story, more details are awaited)



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