A low intensity quake of magnitude 3.0 struck Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba on Saturday morning. The India Meteorological Department said that the quake occurred at 2.37 am.
The epicentre of the quake was at the depth of 5 km. The epicentre of the quake was northwest of Chamba at the state border between Himachal and Jammu-Kashmir. Tremors were felt in Doda and Kishtwar in Jammu.
There were no reports of damage.
This is the third quake in the state in a span of 15 days. The previous two quakes struck Chamba and Shimla regions on 14 June and 17 June, respectively.
According to MET department, an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale struck the state capital Shimla at a depth of 5 km on 17 June. Chamba district was rocked by a low intensity earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale on 14 June. That same day, an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 struck Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.