Mild tremors felt in Dharwad, Belagavi

Mild tremors felt in Dharwad, Belagavi

Mild tremors were experienced in Hubballi and Dharwad around Saturday midnight.

People residing in apartments and multi-storey buildings said they felt tremors for more than five seconds around 11:45 pm on Saturday.

When they realised that it was an earthquake, many people ran out of their houses. Strong tremors were felt in various localities in Dharwad. But, there was no damage anywhere.

Officials stated that an earthquake of a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred at a depth of 10 kms with Koyna Dam in Satara district of Maharashtra as the epicenter. But, senior geologists said that there is no authentic report on the magnitude of the earthquake and denied rumours that houses have developed cracks.

Mild tremors were experienced for a few seconds in several parts of Belagavi too.
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