Kolkata, Apr 8: A mild earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hit Bankura district of West Bengal today, an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
The tremors were felt in the district at around 11:24 am, it added. The epicentre of the tremor was 15 km below the surface of Earth at latitude 23.5 of degree north and longitude 87.1 degree east, the official said.
People experienced shaking of the earth surface and came out of their houses and other buildings. (UNI)