Earthquake Hits Jammu And Kashmir


A medium intensity earthquake hit Jammu and Kashmir. The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.6 on the Richter Scale and it struck around 8.22 am this morning. The epicentre of the earthquake was 64 km from Chemrey area. The tremors were felt in several parts of Northern India and even Tibet. There are no reports of casualties so far.

In October last year, an earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir. There were no casualties or damage to properties. Its coordinates were latitude 36.7 north and longitude 74.5 east. The depth of the earthquake was 206 km.