Tremors shake Himachal towns - The New Indian Express

Tremors shake Himachal towns

Published: 27th November 2012 07:57 PM

Last Updated: 27th November 2012 08:03 PM

Tremors of a light intensity were felt in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday evening. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.

An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale was felt for some seconds around 5.45 p.m. in the state, including in Shimla and Solan districts, an official at the state Meteorological Office here said.

He said the epicentre was in Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.

Last month, Himachal twice felt earthquakes of light intensity. The epicentre of both quakes was on the border of Chamba and Lahaul and Spiti districts.

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