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Tremors in coastal AP

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The north coastal Andhra Pradesh experienced mild tremors on Saturday after a powerful earthquake struck Nepal and parts of north and northeast India. However, no casualty or damage to property was reported.According to Cyclone Warning Centre in Visakhapatnam, tremors were felt for a few seconds in Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Srikakulam and Krishna districts.

Vijayawada/Visakhapatnam: The north coastal Andhra Pradesh experienced mild tremors on Saturday after a powerful earthquake struck Nepal and parts of north and northeast India. However, no casualty or damage to property was reported.According to Cyclone Warning Centre in Visakhapatnam, tremors were felt for a few seconds in Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Srikakulam and Krishna districts. "It is a common phenomenon to experience tremors after an earthquake.

However, there is no need to panic. No loss of life or property was reported," the cyclone centre officials said. Meanwhile, a report from Rajahmundry, quoting revenue officials, said the tremors were felt in Rajahmundry, Amalapuram, Kakinada, Kothapeta, Ravulapalem and Mummadivaram areas in East Godavari district. The tremors were felt between 11.30 am and 12.00 noon, they said, adding that they lasted for a few seconds. District Collector H Arun Kumar has sought a report from the Hyderabad-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).

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