An earthquake of 3.5 magnitude on Richter scale struck Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand on Thursday morning 05:01 am.
As of now, no casualty has been reported in the area. Uttarakhand is known to be located on a seismological volatile zone, which is prone to earthquakes.
People in Uttarakhand are used to of experiencing mild earthquakes on a frequent basis. In March, the hilly state, which is known for its scenic beauty, experienced three earthquake tremors within 12 hours. The three consecutive earthquake tremors were felt in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand.