Low intensity earthquake jolts Kashmir

BK Online/ Srinagar
December 7, 2017 BREAKING NEWS 279 Views
Low intensity earthquake jolts Kashmir

A moderate intensity earthquake occurred in in the wee hours of Thursday. No report of casualty or damage has come from anywhere so far.

“A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred at 4.59 a.m. today,” sources in the disaster management department said on Thursday.

“The epicentre of the quake was near J&K-Xingjian border and its coordinates are latitude 35.5 degrees north and longitude 77.6 degrees east.”

Geologically, the Valley is situated in an earthquake vulnerable region.


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