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Moderate Intensity Earthquake Hits Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

The Tremors Were Felt In And Around Chamba At 7.38 Pm, The MeT Department Said, Adding That The Epicentre Was At A Depth Of 5 Km North-east In The District.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 03 Dec 2019, 08:55:01 PM
Moderate intensity earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

Moderate intensity earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh's Chamba (Photo Credit: Representative image)

New Delhi:

A "moderate" intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.2 shook Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Tuesday evening, the Meteorological (MeT) department said. There was no report of any casualty or damage to property. The tremors were felt in and around Chamba at 7.38 pm, the MeT department said, adding that the epicentre was at a depth of 5 km north-east in the district.

Most parts of the state, including Chamba, fall in a high-seismic activity zone. Earlier on September 8 and 9, five tremors of magnitude between 2.7 and 5 were felt in Chamba district.

Two quakes were felt on September 8 and three on September 9. 

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First Published : 03 Dec 2019, 08:50:13 PM