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Mild earthquake in Odisha

A mild earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale was felt in several parts of Odisha

india Updated: Aug 28, 2018 22:24 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Bhubaneswar
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The Bhubaneswar regional Met centre said the epicentre of the tremor was at Hugli in West Bengal.(Representative Photo)

A mild earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale was felt in several parts of Odisha on Tuesday evening.

The Bhubaneswar regional Met centre said the epicentre of the tremor was at Hugli in West Bengal.

The earthquake was felt in Balasore, Baripada, Anandpur in Keonhjar and few other places in north Odisha at 6.33 p.m.

H.R. Biswas, Director of the Met centre, said the depth of the earthquake was 10 km while it may have been felt across a 150-200 km radius of the epicentre.

First Published: Aug 28, 2018 22:23 IST