Shimla, Jul 25: An earthquake of magnitude 2.9 on Richter Scale struck Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. The tremors were felt at 06:52 PM. No reports of injuries or any damage to property was reported. Also Read - 'Proud Moment': Indian-Origin New Zealand MP Creates History by Taking Oath in Sanskrit, Video Goes Viral | Watch
The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 10 km, the Meteorological Department said, adding that tremors were felt in and around Kangra district. Also Read - Kareena Kapoor Khan, Son Taimur Ali Khan Try Their Hands on Pottery as They Vacay in Dharamshala | See Pics
Earlier on June 26, a low-intensity quake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district in the morning. The tremors were recorded at an intensity of 3.3 on Richter scale. The epicentre of the quake was at the depth of 10 km in northeast of Chamba. Also Read - Night Curfew, Cap on Wedding Guests, Mandatory Test For Travel: How States Are Fighting Fresh COVID Spike
The state was hit by total four quakes in June. The previous ones were felt in Chambha and Shimla districts on June 14, 17 and 23, respectively.
Most parts of Himachal Pradesh fall in high seismic sensitive zone and quakes are a regular feature in the region.