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Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake on Monday hit border region of Himachal Pradesh along with some parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: September 09, 2019 13:31 IST
Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal
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Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake on Monday hit border region of Himachal Pradesh along with some parts of Jammu and Kashmir. 

The quake occurred around 12:10 PM and lasted for a few seconds, causing panic among people who rushed out of their homes. 

Earlier on Sunday, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir jolted with a quake of the same intensity. It is the second earthquake hit in 24 hours in the same regions of the two states.

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