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Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes near Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh

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An earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale struck near the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Monday, an official statement issued by the National Centre for Seismology said.

The National Centre for Seismology stated that the earthquake occurred 48 km northeast of Pithoragath at a depth of 5 km.

In a post on X (former Twitter), the National Centre for Seismology said, “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 16-10-2023, 09:11:40 IST, Lat: 29.86 and Long: 80.61, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 48km NE of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand.”

Earlier an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter Scale struck the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand on October 5.The tremors were felt around 3:49 AM and the quake’s depth was recorded at 5 km, the NCS said.

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