Moderate earthquake recorded at Kangra-Chamba border

Kangra/August 21 (NG News)
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.0 on Richter Scale was recorded in the afternoon at Kangra-Chamba border and tremors were reportedly felt in Kangra, Chamba, Mandi and Shimla districts of Himachal Pradesh.

A Meteorological Department official said that an earthquake occurred at 1.41 pm, having magnitude of Richter Scale 5.0 of moderate intensity having epicenter at Chamba Kangra border in Himachal Pradesh. However, no loss to life or property had been reported from these four districts of the state.