Second earthquake hits JK in 24 hours

Second earthquake hits JK in 24 hours

Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale struck Srinagar on Friday, officials said. No loss of life or property has been reported. The quake, which is the second one to hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, occurred at 8.21 am, with its epicentre at latitude 34.1 degrees North and longitude […]

Medium-intensity quake hits J&K region

Medium-intensity quake hits J&K region

Srinagar: A medium-intensity earthquake hit Jammu and Kashmir Sunday evening, but there were no reports of any loss of life or damage to the property, officials said. An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale occurred at 1806 hours, a Disaster Management Department’s official said. He said the epicentre of the quake in the state […]

Moderate intensity earthquake jolts JK

Moderate intensity earthquake jolts JK

SRINAGAR: An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Sonam Lotus, Director of the MET Department, said the quake measured 5.2 on the Richter scale and occurred at 6.55 pm. “The coordinates of the quake were latitude 38.4 degrees north and longitude 73.8 degrees east. The epicentre was in Tajikistan-Xinjiang region,” Sonum […]

On the 13th Anniversary of the Kashmir Earthquake

On the 13th Anniversary of the Kashmir Earthquake

ER. MOHAMMAD ASHRAF FAZILI Today , we are commemorating the deadliest earthquake that hit on the 8th October 2005 in South Asia since the 1935 Quetta earthquake. It was centered near the city of Muzaffarabad and affected Pakistan’s Khyber Province and Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir. The magnitude registered was 7.6. It also affected […]

Moderate earthquake hits J&K

Moderate earthquake hits J&K

Srinagar: A moderate intensity earthquake hit J&K Wednesday morning though no damage has been reported. An official said that an earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale hit the state at 0515 hrs. “The epicentre was located 199 km north of Kargil town in the Ladakh region,” he said.

Quake hits NW Pakistan, tremors felt in Kashmir

Quake hits NW Pakistan, tremors felt in Kashmir

Peshawar: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale Thursday jolted parts of northwest Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, but there were no reports of any casualty or damage to properties, an official said. Tremors were also felt across parts of Kashmir. The quake, which shook parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas […]

Moderate intensity earthquake rocks Kashmir

Moderate intensity earthquake rocks Kashmir

Srinagar: Moderate intensity tremors were felt in Kashmir valley this afternoon after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan, forcing people to rush out of their houses in panic. The tremors which were felt at 1614 hrs lasted in few second. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or damage to property. “The […]

Earthquake hits JK

Srinagar: A medium intensity earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale on Tuesday hit Jammu and Kashmir, an official of the MeT department said. The epicentre of the quake was in Jammu and Kashmir, he said. “Earthquake of magnitude 3.3 occurred at 12:41 pm today with epicentre in Jammu and Kashmir at a depth of […]

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Tehran: A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 330 people in both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday. Iran’s western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the temblor, with Iran’s state-run news […]

Medium-intensity tremor hits Kashmir

Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook Kashmir Valley on Saturday morning. There was, however, no damage caused by the tremor. The epicentre of the earthquake, which was recorded at 5.44 am, was in Symbol area of Bandipora, an official of the MET department said. Police said there were no reports of […]