Bhubaneswar: Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha today triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.
An earthquake of 7.4 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred at 12.35 hours IST with its epicentre at latitude
27.60 North and longitude 86.00 East in Nepal, according to a MeT official. The epicentre of the earthquake was about 815 km North of Bhubaneswar.
Apart from the state capital Bhubaneswar, tremors were felt in Cuttack, Balasore, Sambalpur, Berhampur, Khurda,
Rourkela, Ganjam, Baripada, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Nabarangpur and several other places.