Quake measuring 4.9 in Ladakh

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.9 on Richter scale on Tuesday rocked the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Srinagar: A moderate intensity earthquake
measuring 4.9 on Richter scale on Tuesday rocked the Ladakh region
of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The epicentre of the tremor, which was felt at 4.33 pm,
was near the Line of Actual Control with China in Ladakh
region, Coordinator Natural Disaster Management Cell Amir Ali
said.

He said there was no immediate report of any damages or
casualty.

Jammu and Kashmir, which lies in the highly vulnerable
seismic Zone-V, has been regularly experiencing mild to
moderate intensity tremors over the past two months.

PTI

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