Moderate intensity quake triggers panic in J-K | india | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
May 28, 2017-Sunday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Moderate intensity quake triggers panic in J-K

An earthquake of moderate intensity today shook Kishtwar and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering panic among people. The quake, measuring 4.4 on the richter scale, jolted the region at 1.36 pm, MeT officials said.

india Updated: Sep 03, 2013 15:18 IST

An earthquake of moderate intensity today shook Kishtwar and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering panic among people.


The quake, measuring 4.4 on the richter scale, jolted the region at 1.36 pm, MeT officials said.

The epicentre of the quake was 33 km north of Kishtwar and 75 km south of Kashmir, they said, adding that there were no reports of any loss of life or damage to property.

Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes as the quake struck.

Earlier, a tremor measuring 3.4 on the richter scale had hit the area on Sunday.