Earthquake News: Himachal Pradesh - 6th in 3 days in this district; all details here
The earthquake was recorded at 11.47 pm, said Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh.
Earthquake News: Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district has witnessed 6 earthquakes in the past 3 days. A 4.5 magnitude quake shook Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Sunday night but fortunately, no loss of life or property was reported, as per the meteorological department.
The earthquake was recorded at 11.47 pm, said Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh. This was the sixth quake in three days in Chamba district.
The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 10km in northeast of Chamba, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh added. Moreover, mild tremors were felt in the adjoining areas of Chamba district.
On Friday, five quakes of magnitude between 3 and 4.3 struck Chamba district. The quakes were recorded between 5.11 pm to 8.43 pm.
Noteworthy, most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Chamba, fall in high seismic sensitive zone.
Earlier on March 17, mild tremors were felt in areas around Jaipur. According to the meteorological department, an earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 5.26 am, as per a report in PTI. MeT spokesperson said the epicentre of the earthquake was 39 km below the ground and 48 km west of Jaipur. No casualty was reported, officials added.
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