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6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal, felt across India

New Delhi : Mild to moderate tremors were felt in northern and eastern India on Wednesday night. Tremors were felt in places like Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Ranchi, Gaya and Chennai. Tremors were also felt in Delhi and NCR. As per initial reports, the epicentre was in Bay of Bengal, 275 km South-East of Paradip Garh. Its magnitude was 6:0 on the Richter scale and depth was 40 km, as per USGS. The tremors struck around 9:52 pm and are said to have lasted for 40 seconds. No reports of damage to human life and property has been reported as yet.
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