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Himachal Pradesh: Earthquake in Chamba of 2.6 Magnitude


Earthquake in Chamba 2021: Heavy rain continues in Himachal Pradesh. According to the Meteorological Department, an alert has been issued for heavy rain in the coming days. In such a situation, there have been tremors of earthquakes (Earthquake in Himachal). The earth was shaken by the tremors of an earthquake in Chamba around 6 am today.

The magnitude of this earthquake was measured at 2.6 on the Richter scale. The Meteorological Department has given information about this. However, there is no report of any casualty in this incident. The good thing is that the earthquake has harmed no one.

Earthquake in Chamba 2021

In fact, according to Shimla’s Meteorological Center, an earthquake occurred at around 5:54 am. No damage has been reported from anywhere during this period. It is being told that the epicentre of the quake was 10 km below the ground in Chamba. It is a matter of happiness that there is no damage to electricity, water and property.


Chamba, Mandi and Shimla are vulnerable to earthquake

It is worth noting that earlier, on July 15, earthquake tremors were felt in Shimla, Himachal. Its intensity was measured at 3.6 on the Richter scale. However, no damage was done during this period. Himachal’s Chamba, Mandi and Shimla are considered most sensitive to earthquakes. These are included in zones four and five.

Earthquakes have been frequent in Chamba.

Let us tell you that Himachal has the highest number of earthquakes in the Chamba district. There was a massive earthquake in Kangra in 1905. It is said that about 20 thousand people lost their lives in this earthquake. At the same time, in 1975, there was a big earthquake in the Kinnaur district.

What to do and what not to do in case of an earthquake?

Do not panic at all when you feel the tremors of the earthquake. First of all, if you are present in a building, then come out and come in the open. While coming down from the building, do not go by the lift at all. This can prove to be very dangerous for you during an earthquake. At the same time, if it is not possible to get down from the building, then hide under a table, high post or bed kept nearby.

OM Prakash
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