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

There Was No Immediate Report Of Any Casualty Or Damage To Property From Anywhere.

Reported By : News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated: 09 September 2019, 02:08:34 PM
Heat and intensity map of the earthquake (Image: imd.gov.in)

Heat and intensity map of the earthquake (Image: imd.gov.in)

New Delhi:

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.

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First Published : 09 September 2019, 02:08:34 PM