Issue Date: Jun 15, 1992
JUST 55 seconds in duration, it left 1,000 people dead. The
earthquake, measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale, which devastated
the hills of Uttarkashi, Tehri Garhwal and Chamoli districts in
UP last October, also left 20 per cent of the houses in the
region totally destroyed or severely damaged.
What was most alarming was that about 80 per cent of the