Earthquake of 3.3 magnitude strikes Kullu, Himachal Pradesh; no casualties

| Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 09:15
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A 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu in wee hours on Thursday | Image for pictorial representation

New Delhi: A 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu in the wee hours on Thursday. No loss of lives or property have been reported so far. Some low-intensity tremors were also felt in close-by Mandi.
The MeT department is yet to issue an official statement of the incidence. 
The hill areas around Himachal Pradesh are highly vulnerable to earthquakes.
A mock exercise was conducted on November 24 in seven districts of the state -- Shimla, Kangra, Mandi Chamba, Solan, Kinnaur and Kullu -- to generate awareness and evaluate the response mechanism. 
(Further updates awaited...)
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