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Business News/ News / Business Of Life/  Earthquake today: Magnitude of 4.2 tremor strikes Bay of Bengal
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Earthquake today: Magnitude of 4.2 tremor strikes Bay of Bengal

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes Bay of Bengal at 05:32 am

An Earthquake of Magnitude 4.2 struck the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday. (Representative Image)Premium
An Earthquake of Magnitude 4.2 struck the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday. (Representative Image)

An Earthquake of Magnitude 4.2 struck the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday.

“The National Center for Seismology reported that a 4.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Bay of Bengal at 05:32 am today," the National Center for Seismology said.

According to NCS, the earthquake occurred at 5:32 a.m. on Monday and at a depth of 10 km.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.2, Occurred on 07-11-2023, 05:32:24 IST, Lat: 8.55 & Long: 90.93, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Bay of Bengal," the NCS said in a post on X.

Also Read: Earthquake today: Strong tremors felt in Delhi as 5.2 magnitude quake hits Nepal

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Monday, but there was no damage to life or property, reported PTI.

Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 had struck Nepal at 04.16 p.m. The tremors of the quake were also felt in Delhi. The country is grappling with the aftermath of a 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on Friday.

Following the impactful earthquake that occurred in Nepal on Saturday, the country experienced aftershocks over the subsequent two days. Remarkably, within just one week, Nepal was struck by another significant earthquake on Monday.

Also Read: India lends helping hand to quake-hit Nepal, sends first consignment of emergency relief materials

A devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4, the most severe since 2015, hit Nepal on Friday night, resulting in the tragic loss of at least 157 lives and leaving more than 160 people injured. The earthquake wreaked havoc on hundreds of homes in Nepal's remote mountainous area.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his heartfelt condolences for the lives lost and the extensive destruction caused by the earthquake in Nepal. He also reiterated India's commitment to providing any necessary aid to Nepal in the wake of this natural disaster.

Earlier on Monday, India dispatched a second relief flight to Nepal, providing crucial assistance to support Nepal during this difficult time.

(With inputs from agencies)

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Published: 07 Nov 2023, 06:56 AM IST
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