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3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

By Shgun S -- August 19, 2022 3:13 pm -- Updated:August 19, 2022 3:13 pm

Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand), August 19: An earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hit the Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand on Friday.

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), mild tremors were felt in Pithoragarh which was hit by an earthquake of 3.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale on Friday.

The earthquake took place at 12:55 IST.

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"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.6, Occurred on 19-08-2022, 12:55:55 IST, Lat: 29.96 & Long: 80.12, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 43km NNW of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand," the NCS said on Twitter.

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Earlier in the day, another earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter Scale struck the South-Southwest of Jammu and Kashmir's Hanley village, according to the NCS.

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"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.1, Occurred on 19-08-2022, 12:02:14 IST, Lat: 31.89 & Long: 78.67, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 92km SSW of Hanley, Jammu & Kashmir, India," NCS said in an earlier tweeted.

More details are awaited.

Earthquake tremors felt in parts of Punjab, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir  today

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-PTC News

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