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Himachal Pradesh: Moderate earthquake hits part of Chamba

Himachal Pradesh: Moderate earthquake hits part of Chamba

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Apr 2020, 07:18 am

Shimla/UNI: Moderate tremor hit parts of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday no report of loss of any property and life reported.

Shimla Met Office Incharge Manmohan Singh said that earthquake of 3.1 magnitude recorded this 0703 hrs morning.

He said that epicenter of earthquake was located at Latitude of 32.3 degree North and Longitude of 76.6 degree East and depth of five kilometre in the hills of Chamba district.

In last fortnight dozens light to moderate tremor were felt around the same fault line.

On 115 yrs ago on Apr 4, 1905 Kangra district of erstwhile Punjab ruined by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake which took as many as 20000 lives after devastation of 35000 houses. 

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