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  • Moderate intensity earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a disaster management department official said. No damage to life or property has been reported. The moderate intensity quake was felt at 5.15 a.m. and the epicentre was located 199 km north of Kargil town in the Ladakh region, he said. A major quake measuring 7.6 had killed over 40,000 people on both sides of the

  • Earthquake measuring 4.5 on richter scale jolts Kashmir

    Srinagar: A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, a weather official confirmed.  The Met department official said here: “An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred today at 5.44 a.m.  “The intensity of the earthquake was moderate and its coordinates were latitude 35.0 degrees north and longitude 74.4 degrees east.  “The epicentre of the tremor was in a depth of 150 km.”  There were no immediate reports of