Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hits Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh

By: | Published: September 29, 2015 5:05 PM

Mild tremors were felt in parts of Uttarakhand this afternoon as an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Pithoragarh district on India-Nepal border and adjoining areas.

Mild tremors were felt in parts of Uttarakhand this afternoon as an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit Pithoragarh district on India-Nepal border and adjoining areas.

The earthquake, which struck at around 2.57 PM, had a latitude of 29.7 degree north, a longitude of 80.3 degree east and a depth of 33 km, the MeT office here said.

There is, however, no report of any damage to life and property from the area so far.

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