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Himachal Pradesh: Tremors felt in Chamba

PTI | Updated on: 06 Sep 2018, 10:23:07 AM
Himachal Pradesh: Tremors felt in Chamba (Representational Image)


A low-intensity quake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Thursday. No loss of life or property was reported.

An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was recorded at 12:35 am, said Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh.

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The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 10 kilometre in northeast of Chamba, he said, adding mild tremors were also felt in adjoining areas.

Most parts of Himachal, including Chamba, fall in high seismic sensitive zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

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First Published : 06 Sep 2018, 10:20:15 AM