Mild earthquake hits Odisha

Berhampur: A mild earthquake measuring 3.8 on Richter scale hit parts of Ganjam and Gajapati districts in Odisha this morning.

The quake struck 73 km West-South-West of Berhampur at 7.10 AM, according to National Centre for Seismology.

The mild tremors were felt in Patrapur, Chikiti, Digapahandi of Ganjam district as well as in Mohana area of Gajapati district. The residents in these areas rushed out of their houses after the quake.

However, no casualty or damage to property have been reported so far in the region.

Earlier in the day, a medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck Sonitpur in Assam at around 5:26 AM.

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