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Earthquake measuring 4.2 on Richter Scale hits Himachal Pradesh; no loss of life reported

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Mandi, fall in the high seismic sensitive zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

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New Delhi Published on: May 03, 2019 9:41 IST
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Earthquake tremors jolt Himachal Pradesh

Earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district early Friday, the meteorological said. According to Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh, the tremors were felt at 4.32 am in the state and adjoining areas. 

The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 10 kilometre in northeast of Mandi, Singh said. 

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No loss of life or property was reported, officials said.

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Mandi, fall in the high seismic sensitive zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.

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