5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

A mild earthquake was recorded early Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar: A mild earthquake was recorded early Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir.

The earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale was recorded at 2:28 am.

Fortunately, no loss of life or damage to the property was reported.

A Met department official said: “A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale with epicentre in Jammu and Kashmir region occurred at 2.28 am today. The coordinates of the quake were latitude 36.0 degrees north and longitude 74.3 degrees east.”

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