Hyderabad, May 21 UNI | 2 months ago

Several places in Andhra Pradesh experienced very mild tremors tonight following 6.0 magnitude earthquake 276 Km from Paradip garh odisha

Among the places where the mild tremors were felt includes coastal belt areas of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and also other areas in the state that lasted for a few seconds.

Reports reaching here said tremors triggered panic in various parts of coastal belt areas and people came out from their houses.

According to Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) here, based on historical earthquake and Tsunami data, said tsunami threat does not exist for India. No loss of lives and property was reported from anywhere in the state so far.

(Posted on 22-05-2014)