Earthquake In Uttarkashi : The tremors of an earthquake were felt across the Maneri region, which includes the district headquarters, in Uttarakhand. Thankfully, there have been no records of casualties or harm to property.
On a Tuesday, at approximately 4:56 pm local time, Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand encountered an earthquake that resulted in significant ground shaking. Residents reported experiencing a pronounced tremor, with the earthquake’s magnitude measuring at 2.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake’s focal point was situated five kilometers below the Earth’s surface.
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These seismic vibrations were notably detected in the Maneri area, encompassing the district headquarters. Presently, no information is available regarding any loss of life or damage to property.
Geological Vulnerability of Uttarakhand’s Landscape Seismologists associated with the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology underline Uttarakhand’s heightened susceptibility to earthquakes. A considerable portion of Uttarakhand’s territories falls within the earthquake-prone zones four and five. Consequently, the region experiences frequent occurrences of seismic disturbances.