Earthquake of intensity 3.0 hits Himachal


As per the information given by the weather official, a mild earthquake today hit Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba region.
Local Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh today stated: “An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 11.26 pm last night (Wednesday)”.

No loss of life or damage to property was reported. ingh said the epicentre of the quake was Chamba region, bordering Jammu and Kashmir.

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Six mild quakes hit Chamba for three days simultaneously from May 19, two on each day, triggering panic among the people.

Himachal Pradesh had suffered the most devastating earthquake in 1905 in the Kangra valley, killing more than 20,000 people.

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