An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale hit Odisha's Berhampur area on Saturday morning. The National Centre for Seismology said that the earthquake struck 73km West South-West (WSW) of Berhampur on 7:30 am.
There is no immediate report of damage to property or loss of life.
Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 and depth of 16 km in Gajapati district around 07:10 am morning of Today.
M: 3.8 - 73km WSW of Berhampur, Odisha, India
Origin Time: 2020-08-08 07:10:02 (IST)
Lat, Long: 19.18, 84.11
Event Type: Reviewed pic.twitter.com/O7O1wSoAIE— Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar (@mcbbsr) August 8, 2020
"It's centre was located near to #Paribheta and #Tandiguda locations of Ganjam district, which is near to R Udaygiri area," the met office said on its official twitter post.
Tremors were felt in Patrapur of Ganjam district and Mohana area in Gajapati district.
"Mild tremor was also felt in R Udaygiri block of Gajapati district. No damage reported from anywhere in the district," a senior official told news agency PTI.