Mild tremors were felt across south Karnataka on Tuesday morning at 07:30 am.
“10 seconds mild earthquake rocks south Karnataka”
Bengaluru, Mandya, Ramanagara, Tumakuru, Kollegal and other regions were rocked by mild tremors at 7:30 am today.
People were woken up with mild tremor jolts in Bengaluru and neighbouring regions.
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The Bengaluru people Experienced Earthquake in some parts of Rajarajeshwarinagar,Magadi Road,Basavanagudi,Kamakshipaly
a,Girinagar,Malleshwaram and Kengeri areas today during 7:35 to 7:40 am.
As the tremors are very mild, no casualties have been reported.But these mild shaking of the earth took the residents by surprise.
Officials confirmed about the Earthquake in Bangalore and said that the magnitude of the tremors was so low that the Richter scale placed close by these areas didn’t record any seismic event.
We received alerts and checked the Richter scale.The magnitude is less than one on Richter scale. But we are alert, and we have passed on messages to authorities in Ramanagar a official said.
Scientist, said that similar tremors were felt in Doddanahalli village in Ramanagar recently and no seismic event recorded.
However, the Meteorological Department denied that no tremors were recorded on the Richter Scale.Officials from the Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of mild tremors, but it seems very low and is not recorded on the Richter Scale.
Though there were no reports of loss of life and damage to property from any of the quake-hit places due to the alleged tremors but wall cracks was witnessed at a few houses in Ramanagara,Chanapatna and Malavalli regions.
Sundar M Methri,Director Incharge of IMD told media persons that the tremors were first felt in Channapatna taluk in Ramanagara districts this morning.This is a moderate earthquake.The magnitude of earthquake has been recorded as measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale. Channapatna is the epicentre of the earthquake.The earthquake has measured 3.4 on the Richter Scale.It has been rated a moderate earthquake.The tremors could have been felt it multi – storied buildings.The tremors have been felt in many parts of Bengaluru as well he added.
The Residents and people of those areas took the issue to the social networking sites and discussed their experiences with fear.The Bangalore Earthquake has been trending on Twitter with the Hash tags #Earthquake #Bangalore