While the death toll in the Afghanistan earthquake continues to raise, people in Karnataka were left panicking following tremors felt in Hassan and Coorg districts. The earthquake measured 3.4 on the Richter scale.
According to reports, the earthquake was also felt in many villages near Somwarpet in the Coorg district. People ran out of their houses following the tremor.
Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority Commissioner, Manoj Rajan said that the epicentre was Maluganahalli village under Nagaranahalli village panchayat in Holenarasipura Taluk of Hassan district.
No casualties were reported.