Free Press Journal
  • 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

  • Nepal, tremors

    Two mild earthquakes hit Nepal

    Kathmandu : Two mild earthquakes measuring 4.1 and 4.2 on the Richter Scale today jolted Nepal, but no damage was reported. The first tremor was recorded at around 6 am (local time) with epicenter located at Gorkha district, 150 kilometers west of Kathmandu. Another aftershock with epicenter at Sindhupalchowk district, 100 kilometers east of Kathmandu, was felt early today, according to the National Seismological Centre. A total of 384 aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude have been recorded after