Quake jolts Garhwal region, no casualties

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013 - 17:58

Dehradun: An earthquake of moderate intensity on Monday shook Garhwal region and its adjoining areas in the hill state of Uttarakhand but there were no reports of any loss of life or damage to property.
The quake, measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, occurred at around 1619 hours, state MeT Director Anand Sharma said.

Panic-stricken residents rushed out of their houses as the temblor jolted the Garhwal region, including Mussoorie and Dehradun, he said.

There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage, Sharma said.

PTI




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