5.2-magnitude earthquake along Indo-Nepal border shakes Uttarakhand

Updated on Dec 02, 2016 01:09 AM IST

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Indo-Nepal border in Uttarakhand on Thursday.

Tremors were felt in Uttarakhand on Thursday after a medium density earthquake struck the Indo-Nepal border.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
Tremors were felt in Uttarakhand on Thursday after a medium density earthquake struck the Indo-Nepal border.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
PTI | By, New Delhi

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Indo-Nepal border in Uttarakhand on Thursday.

According to the National Seismological Centre -- a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences -- the epicentre of the earthquake was in Uttarakhand along the border between India and Nepal.

The earthquake occurred at 10.22pm, officials said.

Earlier in the day, an earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale had hit the Kullu region in Himachal Pradesh.

The earthquake had occurred at 4.12am, they said.

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