New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli in Uttarakhand on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD), as quoted by news agency ANI. No casualties have been reported so far.
As per a report, the Meteorological department further said that there was no sign of loss of property either. Notably, the tremors were detected in the region in Uttarakhand at around 5:35 PM on December 13, added the report.
Last month, an earthquake of magnitude measuring up to 3.5 was recorded in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, civic officials told news agency PTI. The Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) Chief of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) Kadam had then noted that the tremors of the quake were first felt at around 7.20 AM at Dhundalwadi village in Dahanu taluka of Palghar.