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3.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Jammu and Kashmir; no casualties

The quake with its epicentre in the Jammu and Kashmir region was felt at 9.52 a.m. and it originated at a depth of 15 km inside the earth, a Met official said.  

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New Delhi Published on: December 26, 2018 11:38 IST
3.5-magnitude earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir; no casualties

3.5-magnitude earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir; no casualties

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. However, no casualty or damage was reported. 

The low intensity earthquake had its epicentre in the Jammu and Kashmir region. Tremors were felt at 9.52 a.m. and it originated at a depth of 15 km inside the earth, a Met official said.

The valley is geologically situated in an earthquake prone zone.

Over 40,000 people were killed in divided Kashmir in an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale on October 8, 2005.

(With IANS inputs)

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