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Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes near Hyderabad; no casualties reported

08:33 AM Jul 26, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale was reported near Hyderabad on Monday morning, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said.

According to National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 5 am. The epicenter of the earthquake lay in Andhra Pradesh, 156 kilometers South of Hyderabad at a depth of 10 kilometers, said the NCS.

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"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 26-07-2021, 05:00:53 IST, Lat: 16.00 & Long: 78.22, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 156km S of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India," the NCS tweeted out from its official handle.

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No damages or casualties have been reported in the earthquake so far.

On July 22, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale hit Rajasthan's Bikaner.

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred hit Bikaner, Rajasthan at 7:42 am today," the National Center for Seismology had said.

Tremors were felt in the Bikaner district on July 21 as well. The magnitude of the earthquake, which occurred at 5.24 am, was 5.3.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:5.3, Occurred on 21-07-2021, 05:24:29 IST, Lat: 29.19 & Long: 70.05, Depth: 110 Km, Location: 343km WNW of Bikaner, Rajasthan, India," the National Centre for Seismology had tweeted.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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