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Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude jolts Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake of 4.5 magnitude occurred in Jammu and Kashmir at 12:02 pm today (Saturday), said the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude jolts Jammu and Kashmir-dnm
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Srinagar, First Published Sep 26, 2020, 2:11 PM IST
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Srinagar: Earthquake tremors were felt in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (September 26), said National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Jammu and Kashmir at 12:02 pm at a depth of 10 km from the surface.

NCS said,'' Earthquake of Magnitude:4.5, Occurred on 26-09-2020, 12:02:03 IST, Lat: 34.70 & Long: 74.22, Depth: 10 km, Location: Jammu and Kashmir for more information.''

The epicentre of the earthquake was yet not known.

There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property due to the earthquake.

Earlier, an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale hit the Union Territory of Ladakh on Saturday. The tremor occurred at 2.14 am at a depth of 10 kilometres, reported the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

On Friday, an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale, shook Jammu and Kashmir even as the authorities said no loss or life property was reported from anywhere so far.

More details awaited. 

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