Earth quake Bay of Bengal : 5.1 magnitude earth quake occurs 296 km from Kakinada in AP, impact felt in Bay of Bengal

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Chennai, Aug 24 : An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the richter scale occurred at about 296 km, south- South East of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh.

The quake occurred at 1235 hrs at a depth of 10 km. In a twitter post the National Centre of Seismology said “Earthquake of Magnitude:5.1, occurred on 24-08-2021, 12:35:50 IST, Lat: 14.40 & Long: 82.91, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 296km SSE of kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India”. Reports received here said the impact of the quake was mildly felt at the Bay of Bengal off Chennai coast.


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