Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude in Katra

Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude in Katra

Jammu: A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.5 hit Katra area in Reasi district on Thursday, officials said.

No casualty or damage to property was reported, they said.

The quake struck Katra, which houses the holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Trikuta hills, at 7.52 am, officials said.

The epicentre was at a latitude of 33.14 degrees north and longitude of 75.58 degrees east at a depth of 10 km.

Last month, 13 earthquakes of low-intensity had hit Doda, Reasi, Kishtwar and Udhampur districts of Jammu region.



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