An earthquake recording 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale has been reported from Sikkim.

Tremors were felt in the Himalayan State of Sikkim at around 10:36am.

The epicentre of the earthquake was near Yuksom in Sikkim.

According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake originated at a depth of 124 kilometres.

However, there are no reports of any casualty or damage to property due to the earthquake.

“Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.8, Occurred on 04-02-2021, 10:36:29 IST, Lat: 28.62 & Long: 87.38, Depth: 124 Km, Location: 161km NNW of Yuksom, Sikkim,” NCS tweeted.

Earlier on Tuesday (February 2) also, a 4.9 earthquake had jolted Sikkim.

Tuesday’s earthquake was also reported from near Yuksom in Sikkim.

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