A low-intensity earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Friday, an official said. There was, however, no loss of life. Tremors were felt for several seconds in several parts of the district, an official of the Meteorological Office. This was the fourth quake in the state after three low-intensity earthquakes hit Kangra, Mandi and Chamba districts separately this month.
On February 6, a moderate intensity earthquake struck Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district. The earthquake was of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter Scale. Himachal Pradesh continued to reel under intense cold wave conditions with the India Metereological Department issuing a fresh avalanche and heavy snow warning in parts of the state.