Two slight intensity quakes in Himachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 17:17

New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday experienced two slight intensity earthquakes within a span of five hours, Met department said.

The first quake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale struck Chamba-Lahul-Spiti region at 09:15 am, officials said.

The second quake with an intensity of 4.9 on the Richter scale hit almost the same region at 02:05 pm.

The epicentres of both the quakes were located 10 km from Chamba district, they added.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 11:50

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