Low intensity quake hitsHimachal Pradesh’s Chamba district

Shimla: A low intensity quake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Tuesday. “An earthquake measuring 3.2 on Richter scale was recorded at 3.51 pm on Tuesday,” said Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh.

The epicentre was at a depth of 5 kilometre in northeast of Chamba district, he said, adding that mild tremors were also felt in the adjoining areas. No loss of life or property was reported. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Chamba, fall in high seismic sensitive zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

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