Dehradun, Dec 28 (PTI) A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale shook parts of Uttarakhand this evening. Also Read - Weather Update: Maximum Temperature of 46.4 Degree Celsius Recorded in Delhi; Partly Cloudy Sky Likely on Friday
Epicentred in the hilly Chamoli district, the earthquake, the second this month, was felt in various parts of the state around 4.45 PM, MeT office Director Vikram Singh said. Also Read - Cyclone Amphan Alert: MeT Says it Intensifies Into Severe Cyclonic Storm, NDRF Deploys 17 Teams in Odisha, West Bengal
It had a depth of 33 km which eliminates any possibility of damage to life and property, he said. Also Read - MeT forecasts fresh snowfall in U'khand between Feb 5-8
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale had shaken the whole of Uttarakhand on the night of December 6.
The last one had its epicentre in Rudraprayag, another hilly district neighbouring Chamoli.
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