Published On: Tue, Jun 28th, 2022

Kodagu Earthquake Today: Earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hits Kodagu; second in four days | Bengaluru News – Net4News

MADIKERI: Days after an earthquake was reported, Kodagu residents experienced another moderate earthquake on Tuesday morning at 9.45am.
According to the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) the magnitude of this earthquake was 3.0 on the Richter scale.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 5.2 kilometer north-west of M Chembu village, Paraje Grama Panchayat in Madikeri taluk of Kodagu district which border with Dakshina Kannada district.
Earlier on Saturday morning, Kodagu residents had experienced tremors. According to the authorities, it was a 2.3 magnitude earthquake.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 4.7 kilometer north-west of Karike Grama Panchayat in Madikeri taluk of the Kodagu district.
Officials informed that as per the Seismic Intensity map of the said earthquake from the epicenter, the intensity observed is moderate and the tremor might be felt up to a maximum radial distance of 40-50 kilometer from the epicenter. This type of earthquake does not create any harm to the local community, although there might be slight shaking observed locally. The epicenter falls in Seismic Zone III and the region is void of any structural discontinuities as per the Tectonic map. The community need not panic as the intensity observed is moderate.

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