Mild tremors in Uttarkashi

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Dehradun : An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand this morning, according to the meteorological department. No damage to life and property has been reported.

The tremor was felt in Uttarkashi at 6:12 am, MeT office Director Vikram Singh said. It had a latitude of 30.8 North and a longitude of 78.2 East. Its depth was 10 km. Singh categorised it as a slight intensity quake which is common in the hills of Uttarakhand.

The quake comes at a time when the Weather Office has predicted thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds at places across Uttarakhand. Earlier, on June 11, a 5.1 magnitude was reported from Assam’s Nagaon district.

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