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Earthquake in Bay of Bengal; tremors felt in Chennai

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Guwahati: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter Scale, hit the Bay of Bengal at 12:35 pm today. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake lay in Pradesh 296 kilometres South-Southeast of Kakinada. The tremors were felt at 12:35 pm at a depth of 10 kilometres.

“Earthquake of Magnitude: 5.1, Occurred on 24-08-2021, 12:35:50 IST, Lat: 14.40 and Long: 82.91, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 296 km SSE of Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India,” said NCS in a tweet.

 

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