4.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Bay of Bengal

    The Hawk
    February29/ 2024
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    A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was reported by the National Center for Seismology (NCS) on February 29, 2024, with the epicenter at Lat: 8.04 & Long: 89.65, and a depth of 90 Km.

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    New Delhi [India]: In a recent seismic event, the Bay of Bengal region experienced an earthquake registering a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale.
    The National Center for Seismology (NCS) confirmed the occurrence, reporting that the seismic activity took place on February 29, at precisely 11:23:26 Indian Standard Time (IST).

    In an official post on X, the official account of the National Center for Seismology, @NCS_Earthquake, succinctly captures the essential details of the seismic event.

    "Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.2, Occurred on 29-02-2024, 11:23:26 IST, Lat: 8.04 & Long: 89.65, Depth: 90 Km, Region: Bay of Bengal," the tweet says.
    According to NCS, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at coordinates Lat: 8.04 and Long: 89.65, with a recorded depth of 90 kilometres.