There was, however, no news of casualties or damage. The tremors were felt around 9.53 p.m. across the metropolis and south Bengal districts like East Midnapore, Bankura, Hooghly, Burdwan, Murshidabad, Howrah, West Midnapore, North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas districts. The quake was felt at the sea resort of Digha also.
Tremors were felt in many places in Odisha, but there were no reports of any damage or injuries, the state's special relief commissioner P.K. Mohapatra said in Bhubaneswar.In the state capital and adjoining Cuttack city, people came out of their homes as doors, windows and furniture shook. The quake was felt Kendrapada and Sambalpur too. (IANS)