Moderate quake hits Shimla

Shimla, Oct 26 (UNI) An moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, rocked some parts of this district this morning, the National Centre of Seismology said in a statement.

However, no loss of life and damage to property was reported, the statement said. Spokesman for NCS Mr Manmohan Singh said that an earthquake of occurred on Monday at 1320hrs.

The epicentre of the quake was located at Latitude of 31.21 degree North and Longitude of 77.74 degree East and depth of ten km in mid hills of Shimla district of the state.


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