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M 5.6 earthquake in Assam today rattles Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal

Magnitude 5.6 moderate, shallow earthquake in Assam, India rattled neighboring Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal today.

According to India Meteorological Department, the earthquake was recorded in Kokrajhar region of Assam at 06:35 am local time. It occurred at 10 km depth.

"At least three people sustained minor injuries when an old wall collapsed near the Kokrajhar Railway station," NDTV quoted Assam State Disaster Management Authority Chief Executive Officer Pramod Kumar Tiwari as saying.

The earthquake rattled doors and windows forcing people to rush out of their houses in capital Guwahati.

Tremors were felt across the eastern parts of India, as well as Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal. A strong jolt has been reported in eastern Nepal including Paanchthar, Itahari and neighboring districts. 

A mild tremor was even felt in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

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USGS earthquake epicenter map
Epicenter Location
17km (11mi) NNE of Basugaon, India
19km (12mi) NW of Bongaigaon, India
29km (18mi) NE of Kokrajhar, India
29km (18mi) WNW of Bijni, India
122km (76mi) SE of Thimphu, Bhutan

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Magnitude 4.8 earthquake hits Sindhupalchowk, Nepal — Tremor felt in Kathmandu Valley

Update 07:35 pm

The Nepal Seismological Center has confirmed magnitude 4.8 moderate earthquake in Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal. The epicenter was located north of Kiwool.

The earthquake occurred at 07:11 pm local time. The tremor was well felt across Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kathmandu district of Nepal.

No damage or injuries has been reported.

Last month, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 was recorded in Sindhupalchowk as well. The epicenter was located in Phulpingkot area of Sindhupalchowk district.

Nepal lies in high seismic hazard zone. The April 2015 Nepal earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000.

Update 07:25 pm
We have received report of earthquake of magnitude 4.8 in Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal. It was well felt across Kathmandu Valley.

However, the Nepal Seismological Center hasn't mentioned about this earthquake in its website. We will mention the official details once posted by the Nepal Government.
Update 07:19 pm
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5.0 magnitude earthquake shakes Kathmandu, epicenter in Sindhupalchowk

November 27, 2019: Tremor has been felt in capital Kathmandu following magnitude 5.0 moderate earthquake in Sindhupalchowk district, Nepal Seismological Center reported.
According to the Nepal Seismological Center, the earthquake occurred at 10:08 pm with epicenter in Phulpingkot area of Sindhupalchowk district.
No damage or injuries has been reported.
Nepal lies in high seismic hazard zone. The April 2015 Nepal earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000.