4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Uttarakhand

November 06, 2022 – Earthquake tremors were felt in many cities of Uttarakhand this morning. According to the information, people felt the earthquake at around 8:33 am in the capital of Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Barkot, Tehri, and Mussoorie.

It is being told that the earthquake’s epicenter was 5 km below the ground, 35 km from Chinyalisaur in Uttarkashi. The magnitude of the quake was measured at 4.7 on the Richter scale. The earthquake’s tremors were also felt in Uttarkashi on October 2.


At the same time, the earthquake’s intensity in the Tehri district was 4.5. It was told by the District Disaster Management Office that there is no report of damage in the Tehri district due to the earthquake.

Most of the area of ​​Uttarakhand is in zone four and five

According to the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology seismologists, Uttarakhand is highly vulnerable to earthquakes. Most of the areas of Uttarakhand are in Zone 4 and 5 in terms of earthquakes.