6.9 magnitude Earthquake jolts India; tremors felt in Kolkata, Patna, NCR, Assam

New Delhi: An intense earthquake of 6.9 magnitude jolted the people on Wednesday evening. Tremors were felt in Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, and Delhi-NCR region.

The earthquake hit at 7.25 pm and at a depth of 134 km. No casualties have been reported so far from Guwahati.

As per the initial reports from European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the epicenter of the earthquake was Mandalay in Myanmar.

According to reports, the Metro service in Kolkata and Delhi were halted for few minutes during the earthquake.

News24 Bureau