4.2-magnitude quake jolts Himachal Pradesh's Kangra

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook Himachal Pradeshs Kangra district on Saturday but no loss of life or property was reported. Tremors were also felt in adjoining areas, he said.Most parts of Himachal Pradesh fall in a high seismic zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

PTI | Shimla | Updated: 09-01-2021 21:42 IST | Created: 09-01-2021 21:01 IST
4.2-magnitude quake jolts Himachal Pradesh's Kangra
The earthquake struck at 8.21 pm, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh. Image Credit: ANI

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Saturday but no loss of life or property was reported. The earthquake struck at 8.21 pm, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh.

The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometres in northeast of Kangra's Kareri. Tremors were also felt in adjoining areas, he said.

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh fall in a high seismic zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

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