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11 earthquakes in 4 days in J&K: Is a bigger one coming?

Jammu and Kashmir: "Earthquake of Magnitude:3.4, Occurred on 26-08-2022, 03:28:33 IST, Lat: 33.17 & Long: 75.57, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 62km ENE of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir" NCS tweeted.

Reported By : Manzoor Mir Edited By : Sheenu Sharma
Jammu
Published on: August 26, 2022 8:52 IST
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Highlights

  • An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale hits Katra in Jammu and Kashmir
  • The earthquake occurred at around 03.28 am on intervening night of Thursday and Friday
  • Around 11 earthquakes occurred in last in 4 days in J&K so far

Jammu and Kashmir: An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale hits Katra in Jammu and Kashmir on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed.

The earthquake occurred at around 03.28 am. The depth of the earthquake was 5 Km below the ground.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.4, Occurred on 26-08-2022, 03:28:33 IST, Lat: 33.17 & Long: 75.57, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 62km ENE of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir" NCS tweeted.

Earlier on Wednesday (August 24) night, within a span of an hour two earthquakes of magnitude 3.2 and 4.1 on the Richter scale had hit Katra in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) had informed.

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The second earthquake occurred at 11:52 PM on Wednesday. The depth of the earthquake was 5 Km below the ground.

"Another earthquake of magnitude 3.2 occurred 60km E of Katra, Jammu & Kashmir, at around 11:52 pm on August 24th. The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground," NCS had tweeted.

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Earlier on Wednesday night at 11:04 PM, an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale had hit Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) had informed. The depth of the earthquake was 5 Km below the ground."An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred 62km ENE of Katra, Jammu & Kashmir, at around 11:04 pm today. The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground," NCS had tweeted. 

Further details are awaited in this regard.

ALSO READ: J&K: Six low-intensity earthquakes jolt parts of UT in less than 24 hours

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