J&K Earthquake : Low intensity earthquake hits J&K

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Srinagar, Jun 6 : A low intensity earthquake measuring 2.5 on Richter scale hit parts of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours on Sunday.

An official said that the earthquake measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale occurred in J&K at around 0621 hours on Sunday. “Light tremors of the earthquake were felt in parts of south Kashmir, Reasi and adjoining districts in Jammu division,” he said.

He said the epicentre of the earthquake was 82 kms east of Katra town in Reasi district, adding the depth was 5 km. “There was no report of any loss of life or damage to the property due to the quake,” he added.


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