Malkangiri: Residents of various parts of Malkangiri were panicked a lot after mild tremors were felt at around 11 am today.

Reportedly, an earthquake of 4.2 magnitudes was felt in several parts of the district. The epicentre of the earthquake was around 34 km south of Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh with a depth of 10 km. The tremors were felt in Khairaput and Mathili  blocks along with few other places  in Malkangiri.

Soon after, panicked residents rushed out of their home for their safety.  The tremor remained for around two to three seconds, sources said.

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