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Uttarakhand: Quake measuring 4.5 on Richter scale jolts Dharchula

Pithoragarh, News Nation | Updated : 27 June 2013, 04:47 PM

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale rocked Dharchula town in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Thursday.

Earlier, an earthquake of slight intensity, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, jolted Pithoragarh.

The quake struck at around 11.51 AM, the MeT officials said.

The epicentre of the quake was located at 30.1 degrees north on the latitude and 80.4 degrees east on the longitude, the officials said.

No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in the district, they added.

First Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013 04:45 PM
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