Chamba, Jun 14: An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on Richter scale strikes Chamba region of Himachal Pradesh. Further details are awaited.
Earlier today, tremors of magnitude 4.0 hit Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi at 6:12 am morning on today.
According to the India Meteorological Department, the earthquake originated at a depth of 10 km and had the latitude of 30.8 North and Longitude of 78.2 East.
On May 21, an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 struck Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh at 4:21 pm. No casualties were reported. Meanwhile on May 9, tremors were felt in parts of Himachal Pradesh, after an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Tajikistan near the Afghanistan border. The tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Residents of Kullu and Shimla in Himachal Pradesh also experienced the tremors.
On June 11, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck Assam and its adjoining areas. There was no report of any damage or injury after the earthquake hit Assam. The epicentre of the quake was reported to be in Dhing.