Mild Earthquakes Jolts Parts Of Kalahandi & Nabarangpur


Nabarangpur/Kalahandi: A mild earthquake hit parts of Kalahandi and Nabarangpur districts on Thursday morning, sources said.

No report of any casualty or damage to property has been received from anywhere so far.

The slight tremor, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, occurred in the Kalahandi district of Odisha at 11:29 AM on Thursday.

People in Umerkote, Chandahandi and Jharigaon of Nabarangpur district also experienced mild tremors for 6-7 seconds.

The coordinates of the earthquake were latitude 19.60 degrees north and longitude 82.70 degrees east.

The epicentre of the earthquake was 93 kilometres North East of Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh, while its depth was 9 km inside the earth’s crust.

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