Mild Tremors Felt In State

Bhubaneswar: Mild seismic tremors were felt in various parts of the state on Wednesday afternoon.

The tremors were felt at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur, Ganjam, Dhenkanal, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Angul and Balasore districts at around 4.08 pm.

Though people had vacated their homes in panic, there are no reports of loss of life and property in the state due to the nature’s fury till now.

As per Met officials, the epicenter of the earthquake has been traced to central Myanmar. The earthquake was measured 6.8 on the Richter scale.

Besides Odisha, the tremors were also felt in states like West Bengal, Bihar and Assam.

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