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5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Bikaner, Rajasthan

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5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Bikaner, Rajasthan

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 was reported near Bikaner in Rajasthan on Wednesday morning, according to India’s National Center for Seismology. The epicentre of the earthquake was 343 km west-northwest (WNW) of Bikaner, Rajasthan, the agency said. The earthquake struck at 5:24 AM IST at a depth of 110 km from the surface.

Meanwhile, Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills and Ladakh region were also hit by an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 and 3.6 on the Richter scale at 2:10 am and 04:57 am respectively, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS). An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale hit West Garo Hills, Meghalaya at 2:10 am today, according to National Centre for Seismology.

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