No damage has been recorded after a 2.8 magnitude earthquake in Himachal Pradesh
A 2.8-magnitude earthquake of a moderate intensity struck the state of Himachal Pradesh at 12:51 a.m. on Wednesday, but no damage was recorded, according to authorities. The earthquake's epicentre was near Kinnaur.
About 10:17 on Tuesday night, after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake whose epicentre was in Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at a depth of 156 km, tremors were reported in almost every corner of the state. Shimla, Mandi, and other locations saw panicked residents fleeing their homes, but authorities stated there had been no reports of casualties or damage to property.
All 12 of the state's districts experienced tremors, but no fatalities or property damage have been recorded, according to Sudesh Mokta, the special secretary for disaster management, who spoke to The PTI.
More than 10 earthquakes have been recorded across India and the surrounding area in the last 24 hours. He said that their magnitude was between three and four.