Three days after an earthquake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba, a low intensity quake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was felt in the state on Tuesday. This is the fourth earthquake in Himachal Pradesh in the last 26 days.
Chamba was once again the epicentre of the quake. The exact location of the quake was northwest of Chamba at the state border between Himachal and Jammu-Kashmir. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) the earthquake occurred at 1.27 am on Tuesday at a depth of 10 km near the border with Jammu-Kashmir.
Tremors of the intensity IV earthquake were felt in Kishtwar, Doda, Kathua and Kangra in J-K and Himachal Pradesh. There were, however, no reports of any damage.
On 23 June, a low intensity quake of magnitude 3.0 had struck Chamba. The quake, which occurred at 2.37 am, had its epicentre at the same point where today’s quake struck. The depth of the 23 June quake was 5 km.
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Two quakes have struck Chamba and Shimla regions on 14 June and 17 June, respectively.