The weekend got off to a shaky start for Odisha residents as a 3.8 magnitude quake was felt in some parts of the coastal state.
An earthquake of 3.8 magnitude struck in Gajapati district around 7.10 am of Saturday, an official at the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar said. Its epicenter was about 73km West South-West (WSW) of Berhampur in the state. “It’s centre was located near to #Paribheta and #Tandiguda locations of Ganjam district, which is near to R Udaygiri area,” the met office said on its official twitter post.
— Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar (@mcbbsr) August 8, 2020
Under its impact, tremors were felt in Patrapur of Ganjam district and Mohana area in Gajapati district. “Mild tremor was also felt in R Udaygiri block of Gajapati district. No damage reported from anywhere in the district,” a senior official told PTI.
As the state is already witnessing heavy rainfalls and thunderstorm, recovering from cyclone Amphan earlier this year, people of Odisha shared memes and jokes on Twitter to highlight how the state has been facing the wrath of nature. Many others joined in on the conversation, particularly those from NCR region, which have witnessed a series of quakes in recent weeks.
— S (@shadab___) August 8, 2020
— Pratik Borade (@pratikborade14) August 8, 2020
* #earthquake in Odisha *
— SAI (@saidarshan) August 8, 2020
— Dev (@TrulyDev) August 8, 2020
Baad, cyclone, Corona+Earthquake
Odisha people be like: pic.twitter.com/kRgqAX7jXA
— X-Ayaan-X (@Binodkachacha) August 8, 2020
COVID19- Stay home stay safe~~
Meanwhile earthquake in Odisha~~ pic.twitter.com/DEdEF0Gx05
— Ankita Mate (@AnkkitaMate) August 8, 2020
Meanwhile, Humans👇 pic.twitter.com/RW5DpaMPWD
— Movie Mind (@wechannel6) August 8, 2020
— Salman (@Salman70930437) August 8, 2020
— Shivangi (@memekayanat) August 8, 2020
— Ritika (@Ritikasingh77) August 8, 2020
— neha💕🎭 (@NehaWalunj) August 8, 2020
— V I V E K (@Imvivek04) August 8, 2020
#earthquake happened in Ganjam in Odisha….
Corona, flood, mudslides, aeroplane crash, earthquake
Now a days people be like: pic.twitter.com/kO3p1EBSMM
— Sanghamitra_sahu (@Sangham88693351) August 8, 2020
— Sneha Kajaria (@KajariaSneha) August 8, 2020
Le people to god- pic.twitter.com/232sFA2fWx
— Sankalp | spitting faxx (@sankalpx) August 8, 2020
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