Shimla: An earthquake of moderate-intensity measuring 2.7 in magnitude rocked Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Friday (October 24, 2020), the Meteorological Department said.

The quake’s epicentre was at a depth of 5 km north-east in Chamba district, the department said, adding tremors were felt in and around the district at 12.15 pm.

 No casualty or damage to property has been reported.

As per National Centre for Seismology (NCS), another moderate intensity quake of 3.2 magnitude hit Himachal’s Bilaspur on Saturday morning. The quake jolted the region at 10.34 am and its epicentre was at a depth of 7 km.

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Meanwhile, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on Richter Scale struck Ladakh at 4:44 am on Monday (October 19), the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

The earthquake hit 110 kilometres north-north-west (NNW) of Kargil at a depth of 10 kilometres, the NCS said. No casualties have been reported so far in the incident.





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