Published On : Mon, Mar 6th, 2017

Earthquake measuring 4.8 hits northwestern J&K


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An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale has hit northwestern Jammu & Kashmir region.

According to the Indian Met Department, the earthquake struck at 8:14 am.

The location of the epicentre of the earthquake was Latitude 35.7 N and Longitude 74.0 E, with a depth of 50 km.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries to life. More details are awaited.