Mild quake in Himachal, J&K

Earthquake

Shimla, Sep 6: A mild intensity earthquake early on Thursday hit Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. 

Tremors of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale were felt in several parts of Chamba district at 12.35 a.m., a meteorological department official told IANS here.

The epicentre of the quake was the Chamba region, bordering Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt in Jammu and Kashmir at 8.34 a.m. at a depth of five kilometres under the earth’s surfac

Temblors have wrought destruction in Kashmir in the past as the area is situated in highly sensitive seismological region. Over 40,000 people were killed on October 8, 2005 in a quake.

With IANS input

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