3.5-magnitude tremors felt in India-Bangladesh border

| Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 23:40
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The earthquake struck the region at around 3.42 p.m.

New Delhi: An earthquake, classified as of slight intensity, shook the India-Bangladesh border area in West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, the IMD said.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the temblor, with a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter Scale, struck the region at around 3.42 p.m. 
"The epicentre of the earthquake was at 8 km depth at 26.2 north latitude and 88.8 east longitude along India (West Bengal)-Bangladesh boder region,” said the quake report on the IMD website. 

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