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5.5 magnitude quake jolts Kashmir Valley, no damage reported

"A moderate intensity earthquake was recorded at 3.40 am today," a spokesperson of the MeT department said.

By: Press Trust of India | Srinagar |
Updated: June 30, 2015 12:50:41 pm
kashmir earthquake, kashmir quake, J&K earthquake, J&K quake, kashmir moderate quake, kashmir news, india news “A moderate intensity earthquake was recorded at 3.40 am today,” a spokesperson of the MeT department said.

A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, today shook Kashmir Valley but there was no report of any damage due to the tremor.

“A moderate intensity earthquake was recorded at 3.40 am today,” a spokesperson of the MeT department said.

The epicentre of the tremor was Hindukush region in Afghanistan, he added.

Police officials said there were no reports of any damage due to the tremor, which occured when Muslims in the Valley had finished having pre-dawn meals (sehri) as part of fasting month of Ramzan.

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