Two moderate earthquakes hit Kashmir
Srinagar: Two moderate intensity
earthquakes were felt in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday within a
span of three hours but there was no report of any casualty,
an official said.
The first tremor occurred at 9.00 am with a magnitude
of 4.7 on the Richter Scale with epicentre in Tajikistan in
Central Asia, an official of Natural Disaster Management Cell
The second tremor occurred at 11.25 am with a
of 5.2 on the Richter Scale with epicentre near the borders of
China, he added.
The Kashmir Valley, which falls under Seismic Zone V,
was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on Monday prompting
people to rush out of buildings fearing repeat of the 2005
tremor which devastated several border areas of the Valley.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Will Akhilesh-Rahul alliance be able to trump BJP in UP elections?
- Arms case: Salman Khan acquitted by Jodhpur court
- Raisina Dialogue 2017: Pakistan must walk away from terror, says PM Modi
- DNA: Analysis of insensitivity shown by political leaders over rising poverty in India
- Are separatists scared with 'Dangal' girl Zaira Wasim's success?
- World's 30 most dynamic cities: Check out the full list
- WATCH: Kieron Pollard's incredible one-handed six demoralises Fawad Ahmed
- China State TV said that its troops can reach New Delhi in 48 hours in war scenario; Indians slay it with their replies
- Bengaluru pips Silicon Valley to become world's most dynamic city
- Army orders modern helmets for jawans, can withstand bullets fired from short range