Earthquake Tremors Felt in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal & Bangladesh; 5.5 Magnitude Intensity Recorded
Residents in Siliguri step out from their residences after earthquake tremors were felt | (Photo Credits: ANI)

Kolkata, Sept 12: A mild earthquake was reported in parts of India's northeast and eastern states, along with the neighbouring nation - Bangladesh. The region in India where the tremors were felt include Assam, Bihar, West Bengal and Bangladesh.

Residents in Kolkata, the Bengal capital, said quake lasted for 25-30 seconds. The intensity of tremors was mild, they claimed. No injuries or damage to properties is suspected in the state.

According to EMSC-CSEM, the tremors measured 5.5 magnitude on the richter scale and emanated from from 120-km west of Guwahati in Assam.

The earthquake tremors were also reported by residents in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, and the neighbouring Sylhet.

Among other major cities and towns affected by the earthquake include: Ranchi, Shillong, Rangpur, Bhagalpur, Tezpur, Itanagar and Durgapur. Mild effect of the earthquake was also reportedly felt in Nepal's Kathmandu.

Earlier in the day, a low-intensity earthquake was felt in parts of Jammu & Kashmir and Haryana in the wee hours of the day. The magnitude of the quake was reported to be 4.6 on the richter scale.

On Sunday, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake had struck parts of Haryana. The impact was also felt in the neighbouring Delhi-NCR.