Karnataka Bangalore News September 16, 17 Highlights: An Earthquake of a 2.3 magnitude was reported in Hassan district, Karnataka on Friday. The analysis showed that the epicenter was 1.5km of Rayapura, Salagame Hobli, Hassan Taluk and it happened around 5.32pm.
“The Seismic Intensity map of the Earthquake from the Epicentre is presented, wherein intensities observed are very low. This type of earthquake do not create any harm to the local community, although there may be slight shaking observed locally. The Community need not panic as the intensity observed is low and not destructive,” the state Disaster Management department said.
As many as 6,59,834 doses of vaccine were administered as of 12.30 pm across the state on Friday, as part of the ‘mega vaccination drive’ that is underway.
According to data shared by the Department of Health & Family Welfare Services, as much as 20.8 per cent of the total target set for the day is achieved so far. The best performing districts so far are Shivamogga (achieving 46 per cent of the set target), Ramanagara (39 per cent), and Tumakuru (37 per cent).
Meanwhile, 99,010 doses have been administered so far in the BBMP limits of the Karnataka capital. The local body aims to inoculate 5 lakh doses by the end of Friday. The state targets 31.75 lakh vaccination doses to be administered today.