Mild tremors in MP district

A minor earthquake rocked Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Jun 12, 2012, 13:40 PM IST

Chhindwara: Mild tremors measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale, were felt on Tuesday in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

The quake hit the district at 6.38 AM this morning spreading panic in various villages, they said.
The quake lasted between 2-6 seconds with some walls developing cracks and utensils in households being thrown off.

However, there was no loss of life or property.

The epicentre of the quake was Chhindwara but its impact was felt throughout the district, officials added.