Hassan: Officials of state Disaster Management Authority reported an earthquake of 2.3 magnitude on the Richter scale in Hassan district on Friday September 17.
According to reports, the earthquake occurred at 5.32 pm, epicentred 1.5 km NNE (North North East) of Rayapura of Salagame Hobli in Hassan Taluk.
An official notice said “the seismic intensity map of the earthquake from the epicentre is presented, wherein intensities observed are very low. This type of earthquake does 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.”