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Mild earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir; epicenter near Katra

An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Jammu and Kashmir at 8:35 pm on Sunday. The epicenter of the quake is 90 kms from Katra.

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Jammu Updated on: June 14, 2020 22:23 IST
Mild earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir; epicenter near Katra
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Mild earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir; epicenter near Katra

An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Jammu and Kashmir at 8:35 pm on Sunday, reported the National Center for Seismology (NCS). The epicenter of the quake is 90 km from Katra. However, there are no immediate reports of any casualty or loss of property. 

Meanwhile, an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on richer scale struck several parts of Gujarat, including Rajkot and Kutch at 8:13 pm on Sunday, reported National Center for Seismology (NCS).

The tremors were felt in several parts of the state like Ahmedabad, Kutch, and Saurashtra. 

Several parts of India are experiencing mild to strong jolts of earthquakes in the past few months, especially northern India. Delhi and the NCR region had experienced a few mild tremors in the past days. 

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