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Low-intensity quake hits Himachal’s Kangra district

The epicentre of the earthquake was north of Dharamshala town at a depth of five kilometres, Director, Shimla Meteorological Centre, Manmohan Singh, said. “The earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale was recorded at 7:35 am today,” he said.

india Updated: Feb 13, 2019 12:38 IST
Press Trust of India
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Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Kangra district, fall in the high-seismic sensitive zone.
Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Kangra district, fall in the high-seismic sensitive zone.(Representative image )
         

A 3.5 low-intensity magnitude earthquake struck Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district on Wednesday, officials said.

No loss of life or property was reported, they said. The epicentre of the earthquake was north of Dharamshala town at a depth of five kilometres, Director, Shimla Meteorological Centre, Manmohan Singh, said. “The earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale was recorded at 7:35 am today,” he said.

He said mild tremors were felt in areas across the district.

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Kangra district, fall in the high-seismic sensitive zone.

First Published: Feb 13, 2019 12:38 IST