Mild tremor hits Pithoragarh on India-Nepal border

The epicentre of the earthquake was somewhere near the India-Nepal border and had a depth of 10 km.

A 5-magnitude earthquake hit Pithoragarh, Didihat and Munsiyari sub-divisions of this border district of Uttarakhand Sunday. The quake occurred at 12.37 pm, the District Disaster Management office said here.

It had a latitude of 29.7 degree north and a longitude of 80.6 degree east. Its epicentre was somewhere near the India-Nepal border and had a depth of 10 km, the office said.

District Magistrate C Ravishankar said no loss to life and property was reported.

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