Earthquake jolts in J&K

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck Jammu & Kashmir at 08:13 pm today, as per ANI. No casualties were reported. The epicentre of the earthquake is not known as of now. Further details awaited.

Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck Jammu & Kashmir at 08:13 pm today, as per ANI. No casualties were reported. The epicentre of the earthquake is not known as of now.

Last week, a low-intensity quake hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district. No loss of life or property was reported in the quake that hit on October 22, officials said. A 3-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 9:11 am, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh told PTI.

The epicentre was at a depth of five kilometres in the northeast of Kinnaur district, he added. Some mild tremors were also reported from the adjoining areas. Most parts of HP, including Kinnaur, fall in high seismic sensitive zone. Mild quakes are a regular feature in the region. Times now

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