5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Uttarakhand; epicenter at Dharchula

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Parts of northern India felt tremors around 10:35 pm. The tremors were seemingly caused by a medium-intensity earthquake in the India-Nepal border region. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has estimated the earthquake to be of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale. The epicentre has been located close to Dharchula in Uttarakhand. The depth of More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, September 18th, 2016
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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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NDRF teams swing into action after cloudbursts in Pithoragarh

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