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J&K: Mild tremor measuring 4.8 hits north western area, no casualties reported

News Agencies | Updated on: 6 March 2017, 13:44 IST
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An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir on 6 March 2017, but there was no damage caused by the tremor.

"A light intensity earthquake of 4.8 magnitude was recorded at 8.40 AM today," an official of the MeT department said.

He said the tremors occurred at a depth of 50 kilometres and its epicentre was north western area of the state.

A police official said there were no reports of any damage.

-PTI

First published: 6 March 2017, 13:34 IST
 
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