Earthquake Of 5.0 Magnitude Hits Jammu And Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh Border Region

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 09 September 2019, 02:08 PM
Heat and intensity map of the earthquake (Image: imd.gov.in)
Heat and intensity map of the earthquake (Image: imd.gov.in)

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Jammu and Kashmir and Chamba region in Himachal Pradesh at 12:10 pm on Monday.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:5.0, Occurred on:09-09-2019, 12:10:31 IST, Lat:32.9 N & Long: 76.1 E, Depth: 5 Km, Region: Jammu and Kashmir- Himachal Pradesh (Chamba) Border Region," IMD tweeted.

An aftershock of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale hit the same region again at 12:40 pm.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on:09-09-2019, 12:40:16 IST, Lat:32.9 N & Long: 76.0 E, Depth: 5 Km, Region: Jammu and Kashmir- Himachal Pradesh (Chamba) Border Region," IMD tweeted.

On Sunday, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake had hit Doda and Kishtwar districts of Chenab Valley region in Jammu and Kashmir.

There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property from anywhere.

First Published: Monday, September 09, 2019 12:43 PM
Post Comment (+)