Moderate intensity quake hits Kashmir

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 with epicentre at Sino-India border in Ladakh region hit the Valley.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Srinagar | Published:February 22, 2012 3:57 pm

A moderate intensity earthquake today hit Kashmir Valley but there was no damage due to the tremor.

“An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter Scale with epicentre at Sino-India border in Ladakh region hit the Valley at 1.25 am,” an official of the Disaster Management Cell said.

He said the epicentre of the quake was approximately 496 km North-East of Srinagar.

He said there was no reports of any damage due to the tremor,the third in past two days in the same area.

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