Low-intensity quake felt in Chamba district

SHIMLA: A low-intensity quake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Thursday. No loss of life or property was reported.

Low-intensity quake felt in Chamba district

An earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale was recorded at 4.51 am, a state disaster management official said. Thinkstock

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Shimla, August 22

A low-intensity quake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Thursday. No loss of life or property was reported.

An earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale was recorded at 4.51 am, a state disaster management official said.

The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 5 km in northeast of Chamba, he said, adding that mild tremors were also felt in the adjoining areas.

Most parts of Himachal, including Chamba, fall in high seismic zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region. PTI

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