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Earthquake of mild intensity rocks parts of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh

Epicentre of the quake was in the Hoshiarpur-Himachal Pradesh border region.

Written by PTI | Chandigarh/shimla | Published: August 29, 2013 4:48:05 pm

A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale shook many parts of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh on Thursday afternoon.

Tremors were felt in Hoshiarpur,Amritsar,Jalandhar,Gurdaspur districts at 3.43 pm and lasted for a few seconds,the MeT Department said.

There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or property.

The epicentre of the quake in Punjab was the Hoshiarpur-Himachal Pradesh border region.

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