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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts J-K, no loss of life reported

News Agencies | Updated on: 24 August 2017, 9:13 IST
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts J-K, no loss of life reported

A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Jammu and Kashmir region on Thursday.

No loss of life or injuries or casualties has been reported.

The earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale with an epicentre in Jammu and Kashmir region occurred at 2.28 a.m. today.

On June 1, an earthquake of the same magnitude occurred in northern India at around 4:20 a.m.

Shockwaves were felt in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and other nearby places.

-ANI

First published: 24 August 2017, 9:13 IST
 
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