Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hits Lahaul-Spiti of Himachal

SHIMLA: A 3.7 magnitude shook the tribes on Thursday. No loss of life or property was reported. The earthquake struck at 7.38 pm, Shimla Director of the Manmohan Singh Meteorological Center.

The epicenter of the earthquake occurred at a depth of five kilometers northeast of Lahaul and Spiti, he said, adding that slight tremors were also felt in adjacent areas.

Most parts of Himachal fall into a high seismic zone and minor earthquakes are a common feature in the region.