Moderate earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla: A moderate intensity earthquake was felt in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district Monday afternoon, officials said.

No loss of life or property was reported.

“An earthquake measuring 3.7 was recorded at 2:22 pm Monday,” said Director at Shimla Meteorological Centre Manmohan Singh.

The epicentre was 10 km northeast of Sirmaur, he said, adding that mild tremors were felt in the adjoining areas.

Most parts of Himachal fall in high seismic sensitive zone, he said. PTI