Mild earthquake felt across Odisha today after an earthquake measuring 8.7 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia a little after 2 pm.
Apart from Bhubaneswar, the tremors have also felt in Cuttack, Jajpur, Balssore, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, Gunupur, Rayagada, Nayagarh, Paradip and many other towns and cities in coastal Odisha today.
In Bhubaneshwar, people were seen running out of their homes and offices. No damage has been reported so far. In India, tremors were reported in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and the southern part of Chennai. The tremors lasted for a few seconds.