Kolkata: Panic gripped parts of West Bengal after 5.0 magnitude earthquake tremors were felt in East and West Midnapore. Several parts of Gopipallavpur-Kharagpur area felt the
tremors. The epicentre of the earthquake was Hoogly.
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Tremors of the earthquake was also felt in Purulia-Jhargram border. The
incident occured at around 6 pm. It was also felt in Kolkata.
Panic-stricken citizens rushed out to the streets. They are looking for safe places
anticipating of an after-shock.
No reports of loss of life or property till now.