Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday. However, no report of casualty or damage has been reported.
“A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred at 4.59 am today,” reports quoting sources in the disaster management department said.
“The epicentre of the quake was near J&K-Xingjian border and its coordinates are latitude 35.5 degrees north and longitude 77.6 degrees east.”
This comes a day after a moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand causing tremors in the hill state and adjoining areas, including Delhi and NCR. No loss of life or property was, however, reported from anywhere.