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First news – the earthquake in India, Nepal and Bhutan this afternoon
At 12:40 UT (18:40 local time) today an earthquake struck Sikkim in northern India, producing significant shaking in Nepal, India and, probably Bhutan. According to the USGS information page for the event, this is a magnitude 6.9 event at a depth of about 20 km, though note that this will probably change slightly as better data become available. The epicentre is located as shown on the map below: Although this …