A mild earthquake jolted northern Chhattisgarh Thursday afternoon. Light tremors were felt in Anuppur, Baikunthpur, Ambikapur, Korba and Bilaspur around 1.02 pm.
According to officials of the Indian meteorological department Raipur, the magnitude of the earthquake was 3.5 on the richter scale.
The earthquake’s epicenter was about 5 km below the earth’s surface in Korba district. The tremors were recorded in the richter scale for several minutes, the officials added.
According to geologists, Chhattisgarh does not falls in the seismic zones. So, it is relatively less earthquake prone.
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