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Moderate intensity earthquake jolts Kashmir Valley

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale jolted the Kashmir Valley but there were no casualties.

india Updated: Sep 23, 2017 10:16 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar
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A moderate earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley on Saturday. (Shutterstock)

A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, a weather official confirmed.

The Met department official said, “An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred today at 5.44am.

“The intensity of the earthquake was moderate and its coordinates were latitude 35.0 degrees north and longitude 74.4 degrees east.

“The epicentre of the tremor was in a depth of 150km.”

There were no immediate reports of casualties or any damage to property.

First Published: Sep 23, 2017 10:16 IST