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4.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Jammu And Kashmir

7 October, 2018 4:44 AM
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4.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Jammu And Kashmir

An official of the state disaster management department said that the tremor occurred at 8.09 a.m.

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, although there were no reports of casualties or damage to properties.

An official of the state disaster management department said: "The tremor occurred at 8.09 a.m. Its coordinates are latitude 36.7 north and longitude 74.5 east. The depth of the earthquake was 206 km."

Over 80,000 people were killed on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) by an earthquake that occurred on October 8, 2005.

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Source: ndtv.com

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