Angul: A mild tremor lasting for a few seconds was felt in Angul district on Tuesday morning, triggering panic among the residents.
While the intensity of the quake was not ascertained, it lasted for 2-3 seconds. The panicked residents rushed out of their house after the jolt.
There was no report of any damage or casualty due to the tremor. The residents felt the tremor twice in quick succession and fled from their houses to a safer zone.
As several mines are located in Angul, a mild quake may cause extensive damage. However, the Seismology Unit of the Regional Meteorological Centre has not issued any bulletin regarding the quake.