Shimla, Feb 13 (PTI) A 3.5 low-intensity magnitude earthquake struck Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district on Wednesday, officials said.Also Read - Himachal Weather Forecast: Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorms, Gusty Winds Very Likely To Occur In These Districts
No loss of life or property was reported, they said. Also Read - New Year 2021: Social Gathering, Public Celebration Won’t be Held in These Cities Across India | Complete List Here
The epicentre of the earthquake was north of Dharamshala town at a depth of five kilometres, Director, Shimla Meteorological Centre, Manmohan Singh, said. Also Read - COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh: Night Curfew in Mandi, Shimla Kullu, Kangra From Nov 24 to Dec 15
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.
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