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4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district

Chamoli (Uttarakhand ) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Tuesday night at around 8:52 p m.

No losses of lives and properties has been reported yet.

Further details awaited.

Earlier on February 7, a shallow earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit Uttarakhand.

“The depth of the quake was 33 km and it occurred at 10:33 pm,” said J L Gautam, Operations head at the National Seismological Bureau, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences. (ANI)