Earthquake Of 3.4 Magnitude Hits Odisha’s Gajapati

Gajapati: An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale was felt near Odisha’s Gajapati district, Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre informed on Wednesday.

According to sources, the low-intensity earthquake occurred at 9:46 am and the tremors were recorded at a depth of 5 km at latitude 19.38 and longitude 84.19.

The epicentre of the quake was about 277 kilometres from Bhubaneswar.

The tremor triggered by the earthquake was felt in Parlakhemundi town and other parts of Gajapati district. It was also felt at Taptapani, a tourist town in neighbouring Ganjam district, an IMD official said.

There was no report of any damage or loss of life from anywhere, added sources.



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