Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hits Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh

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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