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Tremor measuring 3.2 struck Himachal Chamba district


Devdiscourse News Desk shimla India
Updated: 06-02-2019 03:27 IST
Tremor measuring 3.2 struck Himachal Chamba district

No loss of life or property was reported. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Chamba, fall in the high seismic sensitive zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region. Image Credit: Pixabay

A low-intensity quake shook Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Tuesday. "An earthquake measuring 3.2 on Richter scale was recorded at 3.51 pm on Tuesday," said Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh.

The epicentre was at a depth of 5 kilometres in the northeast of Chamba district, he said, adding that mild tremors were also felt in the adjoining areas. No loss of life or property was reported. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Chamba, fall in the high seismic sensitive zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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