Quake hits Tripura, Bangladesh, no report of damage
By IANS | Published: 08th November 2017 12:53 PM |
AGARTALA: 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 a.m.," 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.