Dehradun, November 15
A tremor of measuring 3 on the Richter scale hit parts of Munisiyari in Pithoragarh district today. The tremor lasting a few seconds occurred at 12.16 am in the border areas of Munsiyari, Meteorology office Director Anand Sharma said. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 30.2 degree North and 80.1 degree east, Anand Sharma said.
Due to tectonic movements, slight intensity quakes were frequent in Uttarakhand, parts of which fell into seismic zones IV and V, he said. A 2.5 magnitude tremor had hit Uttarkashi district in the state recently.
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