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Two earthquakes jolt Himachal, epicentre Kullu

“The first earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale occurred at 0644 hours at a depth of 10 kilometres and the second jolt was recorded at 0705 hours at the same dept,” said National Centre of Seismology, a unit of ministry of earth sciences

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 27 Aug 2016 7:01 AM GMT

Two earthquakes jolt Himachal, epicentre Kullu
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Shimla: Two medium intensity earthquakes shook Himachal Pradesh and nearby areas in a span of 20 minutes, on Saturday. Kullu region was the epicentre of the quakes of 4.6 and 4.4 magnitudes.

“The first earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale occurred at 0644 hours at a depth of 10 kilometres and the second jolt was recorded at 0705 hours at the same dept,” said National Centre of Seismology, a unit of ministry of earth sciences.

There were no initial reports of loss of life or property damage.

More details were awaited

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Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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