Light Intensity Quake Hits JK

SRINAGAR: A light intensity earthquake struck Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, though no casualty or damage to property was reported from anywhere.

A statement issued by the disaster management office said, a slight intensity earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale occurred in J&K at 5.08 a.m. on Thursday.

“The coordinates of the earthquake are latitude 32.7 degrees north and longitude 75.4 degrees east. The epicentre was in Udhampur area in J&K. The depth was 5.0 kms inside the earth’s crust,” the statement said.

No report of any casualty or damage to property has been reported from anywhere so far. (IANS)


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