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Earthquake: 5.2 magnitude quake hits Indo-Nepal border in Uttarakhand

There was no immediate report of any casualty from anywhere

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun/New Delhi 

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A medium intensity earthquake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, shook Uttarakhand on Thursday night.

With an epicentre in Dharchula near the India-Nepal border in Uttarakhand, the quake hit Pithoragarh, Champawat, Almora, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts of the state, the MeT department in Dehradun said.

The quake with a latitude of 29.8 degree north and a longitude of 80.6 degree east occurred at 10.23 PM, it said.

There was no immediate report of any casualty from anywhere.

Earlier in the day, an measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale had hit the Kullu region in Himachal Pradesh, according to the Seismological Centre, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences.

The in Kullu had occurred at 4.12 AM, they said.

First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 07:52 IST