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Earthquake in sea, mild tremors felt in Chennai

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Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
Some parts of Chennai felt mild tremors on Tuesday morning due to an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale in the Bay of Bengal, about 600 km east-northeast of here, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to an IMD official, the earthquake happened at 7.02 a.m. in the sea at a depth to 10 km east of Chennai.

No damage to property has been reported in Chennai.

--IANS vj/pj/mr

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2019-02-12-13:14:07 (IANS)

 
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