Quake jolts Kashmir Valley, no casualty or damage

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 23:38

Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale jolted the Kashmir Valley tonight but there were no reports of any casualties or damage to properties.
The slight intensiy quake with the epicentre in Jammu and
Kashmir struck at 2201 hours and lasted three seconds , Aamir
Ali, an official of the Natural Disaster Management Cell, told
agency.

There were no reports of any casualty or damage to
buildings due to the tremor which caused panic among the
residents of the Valley.
Kashmir Valley lies in Seismic Zone V which is highly
earthquake-prone.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 23:38

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