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4.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Sikkim today morning

GANGTOK: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred near Yuksom in Sikkim on Thursday morning, said the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

The tremors were felt around 10:36 am at a depth of 124 kilometers.

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“Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.8, Occurred on 04-02-2021, 10:36:29 IST, Lat: 28.62 & Long: 87.38, Depth: 124 Km, Location: 161km NNW of Yuksom, Sikkim, India,” the National Center for Seismology (NCS) tweeted.

Two days ago, an earthquake of magnitude of 5.2 jolted 110 km NNE of Lobujya, Nepal at 02:31:16 GMT on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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