Mild tremors felt in Uttarakhand

  • Hindustan Times, Dehradun
  • Updated: Sep 29, 2015 17:31 IST
The earthquake struck around 2.57pm on Tuesday. (HT file photo)

Mild tremors were felt in parts of Uttarakhand on Tuesday afternoon as an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Pithoragarh district on India-Nepal border and adjoining areas.

The earthquake, which struck at around 2.57pm, had a latitude of 29.7 degree north, a longitude of 80.3 degree east and a depth of 33 km, the MeT office here said.

There is, however, no report of any damage to life and property from the area so far.

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