Mild 3.8-magnitude quake hits Ganjam, Gajapati districts

Mild 3.8-magnitude quake hits Ganjam, Gajapati districts

Bhubaneswar: A mild earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale hit parts of Ganjam and Gajapati districts on Saturday, the Met centre said, adding there were no reports of any damage or casualties.
According to the centre, the earthquake struck 73 km West South-West (WSW) of Berhampur at 7.30 am. “It’s centre was located near to Paribheta and Tandiguda locations of Gajapati distrcit, which is near to R Udaygiri area,” it said.
The tremor was felt in Patrapur, Chikiti, Digapahandi of Ganjam district as well as in Mohana area of Gajapati district.
“Mild tremor was also felt in R Udaygiri block of Gajapati district. No damage reported from anywhere in the district,” a senior official said.

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