Low-intensity earthquake hits Katra-Udhampur belt in J-K

Jammu, Aug 19 An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hit Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur-Katra belt in the early hours of Thursday, officials said.

The temblor occurred 54 km south-east of Katra at 5.08 am, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

The epicentre of the earthquake was five km below the surface of the earth at latitude 32.70 degrees north and longitude 75.40 degrees east, the NCS said.

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