Shimla: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale shook Chamba, adjoining Jammu and Kashmir, and upper Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh today evening at 4:37 p.m.
â€œThe epicenter of the earthquake was Holi and Bharmour region in Chamba district. It was single-stroke quake and tremors were felt for six seconds. It was likely to have hit the adjoining state of Jammu and Kashmir too,â€ R.S. Negi, an official of the department of seismology at Kangra told telephonically to the media.
Fortunately, no loss of life and major damage to property is reported.