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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hits Jamshedpur; Hampi quake turns out to be false alarm


Bengaluru, June 05: An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 on the Richter Scale hit Hampi in Karnataka today at 06:55 am, as confirmed by National Center for Seismology.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hits Hampi in Karnataka; another 4.7 hits Jamshedpur at same time

"An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 on the Richter Scale hit Hampi in Karnataka today at 06:55 am," the National Center for Seismology said.

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    However, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) later clarified that the low-intensity earthquake that had hit Hampi in Karnataka at about 6:55 am has turned out to be a false alarm.

    Another quake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter Scale hits Jamshedpur in Jharkhand today at 06:55 am The intensity of the damage if any is yet to be ascertained.

    Over the last few months, the Delhi-NCR region has been witnessing earthquakes in the range of two to three magnitude on a usual basis. As per reports, from April 12 to June 3 this year, a total of 11 earthquakes have been recorded in Delhi-NCR by National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The most number of earthquakes this year have been reported in the month of May 2020.

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