Earthquake measuring 5 on Richter scale jolts Sikkim
An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale jolted Sikkim today, Regional Seismological Centre sources said here
The epicentre of the quake that struck at 11.43 AM was at a place in Sikkim whose latitude and longitude were 27.4 degree N and 88.5 degree E respectively, the sources said.
A report from Gangtok in Sikkim said some buildings had developed cracks and people were out on the streets.
Some schools announced holiday and a massive traffic jam was reported from there.
A report from Siliguri said the tremor was also felt in Siliguri and people came out of their houses in panic.