STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Another mild quake hits Chamba in Himachal Pradesh

Six mild quakes rocked Chamba for three days consecutively from May 19, two on each day, triggering panic among the people.

Published: 02nd October 2017 07:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2017 07:51 PM   |  A+A-

Himachal Pradesh had suffered the most devastating earthquake in 1905 in the Kangra valley, killing over 20,000 people.

By IANS

SHIMLA: In just over a week, another mild quake was recorded on Monday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.

"An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 4.32 p.m," an official at the Meteorological Office here told IANS.

He said the epicentre of the quake was in the Chamba region, bordering Jammu and Kashmir. However, there was no report of loss of life or damage to property.

An earthquake of almost similar intensity was recorded in Chamba on September 24.

Six mild quakes rocked Chamba for three days consecutively from May 19, two on each day, triggering panic among the people.

One mild quake occurred each on June 14 and July 19, while two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on August 16.

Himachal Pradesh had suffered the most devastating earthquake in 1905 in the Kangra valley, killing over 20,000 people.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp