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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 shakes Uttarakhand

Epicentred in the hilly Chamoli district, the earthquake, the second this month, was felt in various parts of the state around 4.45pm.

dehradun Updated: Dec 28, 2017 18:34 IST
Press Trust of India, Dehradun
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The earthquake had a depth of 33 km which eliminates any possibility of damage to life and property. (File)

A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale shook parts of Uttarakhand on Thursday evening.

Epicentred in the hilly Chamoli district, the earthquake, the second this month, was felt in various parts of the state around 4.45pm, MeT office Director Vikram Singh said.

It had a depth of 33 km which eliminates any possibility of damage to life and property, he said.

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale had shaken the whole of Uttarakhand on the night of December 6.

The last one had its epicentre in Rudraprayag, another hilly district neighbouring Chamoli.

First Published: Dec 28, 2017 18:31 IST