CHENNAI: Mild tremors were felt in some parts of the city here today as the fallout of a powerful earthquake epicentred in Nepal, officials said.
Tremors were felt in Valasaravakkam, Santhome and parts of Kodambakkam, they said.
The Seismology Unit of the Regional Meterological Centre here said the tremors were felt as a result of the 7.1 magnitude quake epicentred in Nepal.
Residents and office-goers fled buildings in the localities to safer zone. There were no reports of any damage to life or property, police said.
A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale epicentred in Nepal shook West Bengal, Delhi and several parts of north India today.