Four minor quakes jolt J&K


Four medium intensity tremors with magnitudes ranging between 4.7 and 5.5 hit Jammu and Kashmir in a span of less than two hours on Monday night, reports quoted the National Centre for Seismology as having said.

Reports said that the first quake with a magnitude of 4.7 hit at 10:42 pm, followed by one measuring 5.5 six minutes later.

The two occurred at a depth of 10 kilometres, said the report.

The third quake measuring 4.6 hit at 10:58 pm, followed by the fourth one at 11:20 pm with a magnitude of 5.4, it said.

The third and fourth quakes occurred at the depth of 36 kilometres and 63 kilometres respectively.

However, there was no immediate reports of any loss of life and damage to properties.


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