Mild tremors in parts of Andhra trigger panic

Mild tremors were felt in some parts of Krishna, Guntur and Khammam districts of Andhra Pradesh around Thursday noon.

Vijayawada: Mild tremors were felt in some parts of Krishna, Guntur and Khammam districts of Andhra Pradesh around Thursday noon, but not recorded on the Richter
scale.

Nandigama, Kanchakacharla in Krishna district, Amaravati and Kosure in Guntur district and Madhira in Khammam district reported tremors between 12.25 and 12.30 pm, locals said.
People ran out of the houses, as vibrations were felt five times in a short span. No casualties or damage were reported.

Senior Scientist Chadda from National Geological Research Institute, Hyderabad, said the tremors were not recorded on the Richter scale, being under 2.8 magnitude.

PTI

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