Moderate intensity earthquake tremors measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale today felt in some parts of Jharkhand and West Bengal on Sunday morning.

In West Bengal tremors were felt in Bankura, Purulia, Durgapur and Burdwan while in Jharkhand it was felt in Bokaro, Giridih, Ranchi, Jamtara and Dumka districts.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale hit Bankura at 10:39 am and at the same time, tremors were felt in Bokaro, Giridih, Ranchi, Jamtara and Dumka, official sources said. No casualties have been reported yet, said the official.

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