Earthquake jolts Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district


An earthquake of 3.6 magnitude shook Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Monday.


According to the meteorological department report, no loss of life or property was reported.

As per the report, the earthquake was recorded at 11.41 am. 

“The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 5 km northeast of Chamba, mild tremors were also felt in adjoining areas”, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.

This is the seventh earthquake in four days in Chamba district.

Earlier on Sunday night, a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook Chamba at 11.47 pm.

Prior to that, five earthquakes of magnitude between 3 and 4.3 were felt between 5.11 pm to 8.43 pm in the district on Friday.

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Chamba, fall in the high seismic sensitive zone.


With inputs from PTI

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