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Earthquake: A 3.5 magnitude of earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh

New Delhi: On Wednesday morning, A 3.5 Magnitude of earthquake hit Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala. According to the information, There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Wednesday morning, A 3.5 Magnitude of earthquake hit Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamshala. According to the information, There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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The National Center for Seismology (NCS) said the 5:40 am quake was centered 85 km north of Dharamshala at a depth of about 5 kilometres.

Taking to Twitter, The National Center for Seismology tweeted, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.5, Occurred on 26-10-2022, 05:40:33 IST, Lat: 32.99 & Long: 76.28, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: 85km N of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.”

As per the report, most of the earthquakes were located in the Hindu Kush region, North India (Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh), North East India. A few earthquakes of smaller magnitude were also recorded in Uttarakhand to the north; Western (Rajkot and Valsad in Gujarat, Aurangabad, Satara and Latur in Maharashtra), South (Vijayapura/Bijapur in Karnataka).

This year, 17 earthquakes of smaller magnitude (less than 3) occurred in the country between September 1 and 30. The region experienced six earthquakes of magnitude greater than 5 during the month. In addition, the report states that a total of 35 earthquakes occurred in the Indian region; Out of which seven earthquakes occurred in Maharashtra and four in Ladakh during this period.

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