3.4 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Kinnaur district
Himachal Pradesh

3.4 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Kinnaur district

Shimla, Sep 15: Earth quake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale jolted part of Kinnuar district on Saturday afternoon. There is no report of loss of life and property reported so far.

Shimla, Met Office Incharge Manmohan Singh said that Earthquake of 3.4 magnitude occurred today at 1222 hrs at Latitude of 31.8 degree North and Longitude at 78.5 degree east and depth of 10 km.

The epicenter of earthquake was located in the hills of Kinnuar district of Himachal Pradesh which is fragile geological region and fall in high seismic zone .

The area house number of power projects considers high sensitive for earthquake. The region house Nathpa and Wangto mega dam on the across the mighty Satluj river. (UNI)